Room to play, compete and grow
St Margaret’s School is set in the beautiful serenity of over 60 acres of woodland. Our grounds provide a picturesque home for our community.
Our grounds are maintained throughout the year by our highly skilled groundsmen who ensure that the area is safe and in pristine condition. There is plenty of space for our grass and all weather pitches. We have a variety of playing spaces for our youngest children, our woodland trail and several ponds. Pupils enjoy walks around the grounds as well as sporting activities throughout the week.
One of the most popular outside spaces for our Senior School pupils is the orchard which sits opposite the Waterhouse building. Here nature thrives, it is a space where children like to seal friendships, eat their lunch or catch up with a teacher. It is a space that we use for receptions as audiences spill out of the events in the Grant Hall or Chapel. This year our Art exhibition will take place here accompanied by afternoon tea. Many of our parent-teacher catch-ups and staff gatherings take place in the orchard as it is much loved and central to our School.
Our outdoor education curriculum starts with the youngest pupils whether using the mud kitchens, the pirate ship, fairy gardens or walking the trails to spot a squirrel, woodpecker or paraquet; there is plenty of wildlife here which gives this well positioned school, just 20 minutes by train to London and inside the M25 a sense of being truly in the country. Our senior pupils use our site for bushcraft practice, Duke of Edinburgh Award preparation and induction campouts. Our boarders will have a game of 3 on 3 basketball between study and dinner. You have to see how our pupils use our site to really understand life here.
Making Time for Tea at St Margaret's
7th January 2022
Reaching out to support our community is part of the culture at St Margaret's and just before Christmas we were delighted to host a tea party for a group of Afghan children who were new to the UK.Read Now
Happy Christmas from St Margaret's School
6th December 2021
The wait is over, we are delighted to be able to now share our new Christmas video with you all. As with last year, instead of cards, this will be our holiday message to our community and we will be donating the postage funds saved to Great Ormond Street Hospital.Read Now
New Partnership with FMS UK
29th November 2021
We are delighted to have partnered with FMS UK to introduce a new movement programme into our Sport and PE curriculum.Read Now