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Over 640 Number of pupils who currently study at Newton Preparatory School 1991 The year that Newton Prep opened
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Over 640 Number of pupils who currently study at Newton Preparatory School 1991 The year that Newton Prep opened
Newton Prep is a school of consistency, conviction and moral purpose. We expect our pupils to learn about their rights and responsibilities in equal measure.

The Trustees are very proud of the achievements of the children the Fund has been able to help. Here is what some alumni/parents have to say:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2016/05/10/independent-school-bursaries-can-transform-lives/ - An article in the Daily Telegraph written by alumni Johnny Thalassites

“Getting an NSF scholarship from Newton Prep was the most important event in my academic life. It meant that I could stay at a school that was the best place for me, as it was for so many others. I’m currently studying German and Portuguese at Oxford University. I didn’t start either of these at Newton, but it was Newton’s very enthusiastic approach to French and Latin that gave me the          confidence to learn languages, as I fed off the obvious passion of my teachers. Having a scholarship also reminded me how lucky I was to be at a place like Newton Prep, making me determined to make the most of the opportunities the school provided. My teachers also helped to drive me towards the King’s College School scholarship exams. But even beyond that goal, Newton gave me the sense that my ambition and education could be limitless. If my teachers thought that I could go further than the syllabus, they had no hesitation in taking me there. And as much as I loved KCS and am enjoying Oxford, I haven’t found teachers as single-mindedly inspirational as I did at Newton Prep.” Alex, now 21

“As you may recall you kindly offered our son a scholarship to attend Newton Prep in 1997. It was a time of great financial strain for us and the scholarship made it possible for us to send [him] to Newton Prep. After Newton [he] went on to attend Kings College Wimbledon, achieving 10A* GCSEs and 43 points (out of a maximum possible of 45) at IB. He has now moved on to St John’s Cambridge where he is now reading Oriental Studies specialising in Chinese. We wanted to write and tell you of [his] progress, and to thank you personally for spotting [his] abilities and giving us the confidence to support him through his school career.”

“When we first approached Newton Prep I was concerned that our son, and ourselves, would be conspicuously poor and embarrassed. He has now completed nine years at Newton and I can say that this has never been an issue. Generally the children, teachers and parents are unaware of who receives financial support. As we’ve made friends at school and no-one has made us feel uncomfortable for inviting their child to play dates to our flat on a local housing estate. Newton is like London, very open, unpretentious and accepting."

“[My daughter] joined Newton aged three, and left nearly ten years later... Without the incredible generosity of the bursary award, the compassion and respect for individuality, the journey would not have been possible. The delicate balance of learning and compassion has given [her] many choices in life. She is now looking forward to beginning her three-year course at Oxford University... [her] time at Newton Prep was truly inspirational and has taken her to where she is today.” 

"We were encouraged not to let the lack of money stop us seeking a suitable education for our bright boy. It felt as if we were really sticking our necks out for something we knowingly couldn’t afford but, now that our son is completing Year 8, the final year at Newton, we can confirm that we have been supported all the way. With the help of the bursary fund and teachers, our son has secured an academic scholarship to King’s College School."

From a very early age, my son has been interested, incredibly inquisitive and utterly engaged in the world around him. We are indebted to the Newton Bursary Fund for recognising this and allowing him to realise his potential. He has flourished at Newton Prep, enjoying a wide range of subjects and activities that have stretched him and kept him on his toes. He recently sat the 11+ exams at two schools and was offered very generous scholarships at both. We are so grateful to the NBF for its generosity and support throughout his time at Newton it has given him a fantastic start to what I hope will be an interesting and fulfilled life.

"I want to say thank you again for ensuring that [my daughter] was able to stay at Newton with a bursary. Your kindness will always be remembered. She is enjoying her senior school and is very busy with music. She is playing in the symphony orchestra, a chamber group and singing in the choir."

Over 640 Number of pupils who currently study at Newton Preparatory School 1991 The year that Newton Prep opened
Newton Prep is a school of consistency, conviction and moral purpose. We expect our pupils to learn about their rights and responsibilities in equal measure.