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Welcome to London’s academically-selective, outstanding, mixed boarding school, with premium quality accommodation.
Live, study and thrive with Kensington Park School.

Kensington Park School’s boarding house, Princess Beatrice House, is amongst the best in the UK for boarding. Tasteful, luxury decor and furnishings, coupled with a unique central London location and an excellent team of academic and support staff, ensure that our students feel happy, safe and ready to flourish and achieve their goals. 
Boarders benefit from small class sizes and outstanding teaching, in a technology-rich environment that delivers exceptional grades, in GCSE and A Level programmes.

Read more about our outstanding academic results here.

For a 3D tour of Princess Beatrice House, please click here.

Take a look at our video tour here and gain an insight life in PBH.


KPS students aged 14 years old and over who wish to board, are able to make the most of living in the heart of London whilst also enjoying a high standard of pastoral care.

Our boarding house is carefully managed 24 hours per day, and professional boarding staff work alongside the KPS academic team to ensure that every student is nurtured and supported. The residential tutor programme runs in tandem with the school’s own tutoring system, ensuring boarding staff are aware of students’ academic performance, and teachers are sensitive to their progress in boarding. 

Residential tutors also augment the academic tutorials that students receive in school with sessions in the boarding house on topics such as intercultural understanding and British values. Whilst we encourage students to enjoy as many of London’s cultural attractions as possible, we do so in an environment that is carefully managed. Daily registration, house meetings, and strict curfews ensure that KPS students have the right balance between enjoying London and staying safe.

We offer exceptional single and double rooms. All our rooms have en-suite bathrooms and kitchenettes which supplement our outstanding catering provision. Our in house catering team provide two meals a day with a variety of cuisines and all dietary needs accounted for.  The dining room is a bright, open and sociable space for students to eat, relax, build friendships with fellow boarders and study together or independently. Our common room is another comfortable space for students to spend time with each other, take part in film nights, house activities and experience the unique offering that boarding can provide.

Below you can see our two guides to student life at Princess Beatrice House:


The Boarding Handbook

The Boarding Guidebook


Copies of the Rulebook have been made available to all students living in PBH.

Meet our Boarding team

Ms Paula Southam, Head of Boarding


House parents

Nadine Lowe

Ellie Higgins

Koby Jeffries


Ms Anne Davies, School Nurse



Boarders benefit from the shared living experience of the boarding provision. They become more confident, develop social skills, make friends and enjoy their experience of boarding. They also make good progress in their education. There is a gradual process of induction and a high level of support. Boarders learn independence and how to stay safe in the community.

- Ofsted report 2018

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Lower School

Kensington Park School (Years 7-11),
40-44 Bark Place,
W2 4AT

Tel: +44 (0)20 7616 4400

Sixth Form

Kensington Park School Sixth Form,
59 Queen's Gate,
South Kensington, London,

Tel: +44 (0)20 7225 0577

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