St David’s Preparatory School in Purley is a school with a rich and awe-inspiring history. Situated in Southwest London, the school is recognised for its vibrant community involvement and dedication to fostering an enriching learning environment. Part of the Royal Russell Family of Schools, St David’s started out in 1912, as a small institution of only five pupils, founded by Miss Mary and Miss Margery Talfourd Jones, and named after the patron saint of their homeland. Surviving through the second world war and thriving with numerous enhancement work and major developments, St David’s has become an amazing school, with wonderful academic prospects and a thriving community.

Location and Transport Links

Located in Purley, St David’s Preparatory School is highly interconnected with bus, train, and car access. Purley Railway Station is only a 15 minute walk away from the school, which offers regular train services to central London and other local areas, facilitating straightforward access for attendees from afar. There are numerous bus routes making cheaper public transport easy, and linking the area to wider parts of Purley. The A23 connects to the A2022, the closest major road to the school.

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More buses from Station

A2022, A23

Purley Railway Station


St David’s Preparatory School features a range of excellent facilities. Each space has cutting-edge audio-visual technology, ensuring that presentations and multimedia elements can be delivered effectively. For St David’s inclusivity and accessibility are extremely important, and, as such, the space is designed to be accessible to everyone, no matter their needs.

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St David's Preparatory School is Science of Sound's best choice for venue. With its strong educational ethos, excellent facilities, and convenient location, the school is perfectly equipped to host our Science of Sound Camp, promising a memorable, educational, and joyful experience for all children.

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