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10 places to buy in London near Outstanding primary schools

September 3, 2018

September is here again, and with term time beginning, we’ve been keeping school in mind by looking at which areas are home to the best schools in London. These top 10 areas are home to the most Outstanding schools, as deemed by official body Ofsted. If you’re looking to get your children within catchment areas of these schools or to invest in a property in a sought-after area to rent it out, one of these areas might just be perfect for you.

1. Tottenham Court Road

For those needing easy access to Central London, the neighbouring areas to Tottenham Court Road offer some fantastic primary schools which Ofsted have rated Outstanding. With easy access to amenities, entertainment and a number of transport options within walking distance, if you're looking for where to invest in property, near one of these schools could be just the spot.

Local Outstanding Schools

St Josephs Catholic Primary School, Soho Parish CofE Primary School, St Clement Danes CofE Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 5.8% - click here to explore properties in the area

2. Mornington Crescent

A short five minute walk from both Camden and Euston, Mornington Cresent offers a great spot to live within easy reach of everything, whilst offering proximity to some Outstanding schools. For those looking for local schools within easy reach of the train hubs of Euston and Kings Cross to get out of London easily, this will be a popular spot for commuters and therefore a good area to invest.

Local Outstanding Schools

Abacus Belsize Primary School, Richard Cobden Primary School, St Mary and St Pancras CofE Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 4.9% - click here to explore properties in the area

3. Hammersmith

West London offers lots in the way of a relaxing, quieter way of life, with an easy escape from the bustle of Central London and more of a family community out here. Properties close to Hammersmith's main Underground Station are ever-popular due to proximity to amenities, ease of access into London and plenty of Outstanding schools around the area.

Local Outstanding Schools

Larmenier & Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, St Paul’s CofE Primary School, West London Free Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 3.9% - click here to explore properties in the area

4. Dulwich Village

Dulwich is an ever-changing area of South London which is becoming more and more family focused, with a thriving parent community and lots of local businesses catering for these residents. As well as its busy high street, the area is also popular for its offer of many things to do in the evenings and weekends, as well as plenty of Outstanding schools. People are flocking to Dulwich so this is a great area to invest right now.

Local Outstanding Schools

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, Dulwich Village Church of England Infants’ School, Dulwich Hamlet Junior School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 3.8% - click here to explore properties in the area

5. Brixton

A popular area that is steeped in culture is Brixton. With rows of Victorian terraces the properties here hold their value and the area has a lot to offer its residents. With a busy town centre for amenities and local Brockwell Park for a bit of peace and quiet, all you need are some great Outstanding schools and this is one great area to invest.

Local Outstanding Schools

Hill Mead Primary School, Sudbourne Primary School, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 4.3% - click here to explore properties in the area

6. Earlsfield

Just below Battersea, Earlsfield sits in a tranquil area of South West London. Though transport links are mostly via National Rail, this is a sought after area for the great parks, bustling community life and the great schools on offer to parents in the area. With high rental yields, this is a good area to invest.

Local Outstanding Schools

Earlsfield Primary School, Garratt Park School, Wimbledon Park Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 3.8% - click here to explore properties in the area

7. Forest Gate

Out in East London, Forest Gate offers fantastic transport links, close proximity to nearby Stratford's amenities and entertainment options and great schools to cater for the families who live here. In addition to this, it's a great area to invest due to the area opening a Crossrail station here next year - which will drive up property prices.

Local Outstanding Schools

Forest Gate Community School, Sandringham Primary School, St Angela’s Ursuline School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 5.3% - click here to explore properties in the area

8. Walthamstow

Many professionals have been moving out to Walthamstow to bring up a family, with cheaper properties on offer here. With the rise in families, there has also been a rise in local amenities and in Outstanding schools to cater for the growing number of primary age children the area is seeing. Demand to live here is high so it's a great time to invest here.

Local Outstanding Schools

Greenleaf Primary School, Hillyfield Primary School, The Woodside Primary Academy, Whitefield School 

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 4.6% - click here to explore properties in the area

9. Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a fantastic area, close to The City, Shoreditch and Canary Wharf. Slightly cheaper than its neighbours, this is a good place to invest in property, and is only going to grow in value due to its proximity to Central London and because the Crossrail will be opening a station here next year, making travel into London and over to Heathrow even easier.

Local Outstanding Schools

Thomas Buxton Primary School, Swanlea School, Smithy Street Primary School, Bigland Green Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 4.8% - click here to explore properties in the area

10. Holloway

Sat in North London, Holloway is a relaxed area popular with young professionals and families. With easy access to London on the Piccadilly Line and to Euston and Kings Cross to get out of London, this is handy for commuting parents whilst offering a safe area, with local businesses and green spaces a plenty.

Local Outstanding Schools

Grafton Primary School, Ambler Primary School and Children’s Centre, Gillespie Primary School, St John’s Highbury Vale CofE Primary School

Rental yields in this area are currently up to 4.1% - click here to explore properties in the area

Looking for properties around London? Explore where the best yields are with our auto-updating Yield Map and see what properties are available for sale on our website now. 

*all our schools data came from the Ofsted website here.


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chris cava
6 September 2018
This arucle is rubbish. You have just used it to list a few villages in London. No list of the top 10 primary schools and their location at all. This is typical of ypu just pushing marketting.

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