At Portland Place we aim:

  • To encourage aspiration, resilience and a love of learning in our pupils in a secure, supportive and inclusive environment;
  • To ensure each pupil achieves their best personally, socially and academically;
  • To encourage service to our wider community leading pupils to respect and value its diversity.
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Our Ethos

The Portland Place School ethos is to be small, nurturing and inspirational – encouraging and enabling our pupils to achieve their very best with space to develop and express their creativity.

We are resolutely co-ed and non-denominational.

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"Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status."
Ken Robinson

A Haven of Creativity

At Portland Place, our creative approach to academic study helps your child find their own path to learning. It’s the same goal, but with a different journey.

We nurture a spirit of discovery with an individual learning programme that will inspire your child and stretch their horizons….


“A godsend for the discerning parent.”


Independent Schools of the Year – Finalist 2021

Independent Schools of the 2021

Independent Schools Awards

Celebrating 25 Years of Portland Place School

“Always known for the close relationship between staff and pupils, its slightly informal atmosphere compared to some London schools feels comfortable rather than chaotic.”

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Smiles and laughter from Ms Judd, Ms Lewis and students at our Year 11 leavers assembly – tinged with sadness of course. We wish them all well as they head into study leave and exams. Good Luck!

A fantastic finish to the end of the spring term. High School Musical was yet another brilliant production from the PPS Creative Arts Department. All three performances at JW3 theatre in Hampstead were hugely entertaining and professional. Well done to...

It was a fun and competitive Pi Day yesterday with record breaking results. Congratulations to Henry who managed to surpass the existing school record! 🏆 π

Attached is the February edition of FROM THE KITCHEN To mark Children’s Mental Health week Nutritionist Amanda Ursell has given her top tips for using food to help boost your mood, there is a Plant Power dish from Chef Owen...

PPS put in a superb effort at the Westminster Indoor Athletics Competition. Performing well and showing great team spirit against some very tough competition from other schools in the Westminster borough. PPS finished 2nd overall in the boy’s Year 7...