The small school
creating a world of opportunities
The small school
creating a world of opportunities
The small school
creating a world of opportunities
The small school
creating a world of opportunities

Welcome to Hemdean House

We are a non-selective coeducational Primary school in the heart of Caversham. Delivering educational excellence since 1859, we proudly continue to do so within a warm, welcoming and caring family environment.

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Parents are particularly pleased with the standards their children achieve and the progress they make; they think that the children are well cared for, that behaviour is good and that the school promotes worthwhile attitudes.

ISI Report

Forest School to me is a time to play and learn while enjoying the fresh air.  I love to learn about wildlife and how to keep our forest and school grounds healthy.   I think that it is enjoyable and interesting.  I love forest school so much!

Year 6 Pupil

Forest School teaches me about protecting our wildlife and helping it thrive.  This I find fun but is made better by the activities that help me learn about important skills while also being fun!

Year 6 Pupil

Hemdean House has been a place of comfort, happiness and success for my daughter.  Many many thanks and gratitude for providing her with the unique learning environment that has helped her achieve her best potential academically, emotionally and socially.

Year 6 Parent
A Day in the Life
8:45 am
School Day Starts
8.45 am -12:10 pm
Morning Lessons
12:10 pm
1:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Lessons
3:30 pm
End of the Day (Pre-Prep and Year 3 Only)
3:45 pm
End of the Day (Rest of the School)
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What's Happening at Hemdean House
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Year 4 had a wonderful visit to Art Jam last week. Their task was to model a Tudor Rose 🌸 from clay. They all thoroughly enjoyed learning new techniques and experimenting to get the colours right. I think you will agree that our Year 4s made a really good job of their creations 😊 We can not wait to see them once they have been fired! Thank you to Sherrie Tuhy for sharing her expertise. #hemdeanhouseschool #hemdeanhousecaversham #supportlocalbusinesses #supportsmallbusinesses #pottery #handmade #Tudors #tudorrose #EnglishHistory ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  


House Vegetable Sculpting competition in full swing  Here are our Yrs 3 & 4. A space station, alien, car with a driver and palm tree 😍 #hemdeanhouseschool #hemdeanhousecaversham #prepschool #nature #forestschool #fruitandveg #sculpting #art

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