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Information for Prep Schools

The Registrar is happy to make informal visits, or to represent Harrow at Senior Schools' Forums or Evenings. Please advertise our Open Morning dates to your parents; they can be found on the Visiting the School page.

Key contacts in Admissions

  • Registrar - Robert Taylor
  • Assistant Registrar (in charge of 16+ applications) - Peter Hunter
  • Master-in-charge of Scholarships - Dr Philippa Davies
  • Admissions Secretary - Frances Messent

If you would like copies of the Prospectus, the Harrow Newsletter or the Arts Calendar, please contact the Admissions Office on or by phoning 020 8872 8007.

Events for prep schools

Prep School Music Days take place in Speech Room every October. For more information please contact the Director of Music, David Woodcock, on 020 8872 8185 or email him on

Rugby Skills Sessions are held on various afternoons throughout the year. The afternoon usually includes a tour of the School, swimming and tea. For more information and to organise an afternoon at Harrow for your pupils, please contact the Director of Sport, Jesse Coulson, on 020 8872 8304 or email

Art Exhibitions at Harrow are open for prep schools who would like to send pupils to preview the shows of Harrow pupils' work before Founder's Day in February and Speech Day in May. The Curator of the Old Speech Room Gallery also offers guided tours of our museum/gallery. For more information, or to organise a tour, please contact Director of Art, Laurence Hedges, on 020 8872 8310 or email

Services offered to prep schools

On the Admissions front, Harrow’s House Masters are always happy to visit your school to meet prospective parents and pupils. All our academic departments are happy to arrange Prep School lectures, meetings with Heads of Department, seminars, practical sessions and talks. Harrow’s Director of Studies, Jesse Elzinga, is available to meet with prep school colleagues to discuss matters related to the curriculum or Common Entrance.

Those available to give sermons include:

  • Rev James Power (Anglican Chaplain)
  • Father Stuart Seaton (Catholic Chaplain)
  • Keith Metcalfe (House Master of Lyon’s)
  • Peter Warfield
  • Graham Dunbar (Senior Master)
  • Philip Evans (House Master of Moretons)
  • Mark Ridgway (House Master of Druries)
  • Dr David Wendelken (House Master of Bradbys)
  • Robert Taylor (Registrar)