outstanding schools within walking distance of the Estate.
There is a playgroup on the Estate and the excellent York Rise Nursery nearby.
Two local state primary schools, Brookfield and St Michael’s, both have good reputations. Ofsted starts it report with the rare accolade: “St Michael’s school provides its pupils with an outstanding quality of education”.
Four nearby state secondary schools William Ellis (boys), Parliament Hill (girls), La Santa Union (catholic girls) and Acland Burghley (mixed) are all rated by Ofsted as “good” or “very good”; they join to form La SWAP sixth form college.
Two independent schools, Highgate (mixed) and Channing (girls), are great if you can pass the entry exams (and afford the fees).
It is easy to see why many residents of nearby Islington send their children to Camden schools.