Latymer Upper School A GSG School
- Latymer Upper School
237 King Street
- Head: Mr David Goodhew
- T 020 8629 2024
- F 020 8748 5212
- E email@example.com
- W www.latymer-upper.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 19 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hammersmith & Fulham
- Pupils: 1,180
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: £18,510 pa
- Open days: Contact Registrar for details or see school website
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Latymer Prep School
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Key aspects of the innovative curriculum include introduction of the UCAS-accredited World Perspectives, which has replaced the 11th GCSE. Pupils love it and parents delight in their children ‘watching more news’ and ‘talking about bigger issues at the dinner table’...
What the school says...
Latymer Upper School 11+ entrance examination in January in Maths and English followed by interview for those children who pass the exam. Scholarships and awards for music, ranging from 40% of fees to free tuition on two instruments, are available at 11+. A small number of places may are available for entry at 13+ every year via exams in the year of entry.
Around 35-45 places are available for Sixth Form entry every year, for boys and girls. For further information see the school website. Means tested scholarships, up to 100% of fees and scholarships in art, music, drama are available at Sixth Form. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking History of Art at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
What The Good Schools Guide saysKey aspects of the innovative curriculum include introduction of the UCAS-accredited World Perspectives, which has replaced the 11th GCSE. Pupils love it and parents delight in their children ‘watching more news’ and ‘talking about bigger issues at the dinner table’
Since September 2012, Mr David Goodhew (MA Oxon), originally a local boy who has now moved ‘back home’, living 10 minutes down the road with his French wife, Céline, and their young son. Read classics at Oxford and previously deputy head of Durham School. Spends at least one hour every day walking round the school – visits lessons for a few minutes, which both pupils and parents say sums up his ‘hands-on approach’ and ‘openness to ideas for change’. Not stereotypical headmasterly, parents and pupils describe him as ‘very approachable.’
Grades have been steadily improving over
Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|