Prep school celebrates 100th birthday in style

Grange Park Prep School first opened its doors in 1924

An Enfield prep school rated as one of the best in the country has celebrated its 100th birthday.

Grange Park Prep School in The Chine first opened in 1924 and held a ‘Centenary Celebration’ event earlier this month, with alumni, present pupils and parents alongside past and present staff all invited to attend.

Headteacher Darren May said: “I am very proud that Grange Park Prep has reach this milestone, due to its continued success as the school of choice with emphasis on academic excellence complemented with the highest regard for pastoral and community care.”

One of the school’s reception pupils, Alice, wrote to Queen Camilla earlier in the year and received a reply congratulating the school.

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