Dunraven School A GSG School
- Dunraven School
94-98 Leigham Court Road
- Head: David Boyle
- T 020 8696 5600
- F 020 8696 5602
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.dunraven.org.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 4 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lambeth
- Pupils: 1,469
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 15th October 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 13th May 2009
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
- Linked schools: Dunraven School (Primary)
What the Good Schools Guide says..
The majority of feedback was overwhelmingly positive. 'My child left with a love of all his subjects, based on great teaching,' was one comment. The children agree: 'The teachers are good and you learn stuff,' said a cheerful year 7...
What the school says...
At Dunraven we pride ourself on the high quality of our expectations for all young people encapsulated in our mission statement, Excellence for all, and illustrated by our broad and balanced curriculum. We believe in the importance of good discipline, positive relationships and effective outcomes. We understand the need to support the development of the whole child and help prepare the adults of tomorrow for their role as useful citizens who make a valuable and worthwhile contribution to their society.
The school will develop as an All Through school, 4-18, beginning with a two form Reception entry in September 2013 and building to full capacity in 2019. This is the final phase in our exciting rebuilding programme which will transform the environment. The secondary phase will be completed in early 2013. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThe majority of feedback was overwhelmingly positive. 'My child left with a love of all his subjects, based on great teaching,' was one comment. The children agree: 'The teachers are good and you learn stuff,' said a cheerful year 7 boy, who’d been temporarily sent out...
Since September 2003, David Boyle (40s), BA NPQH FRSA. Married with a young daughter. A north Londoner by birth, more than a decade at Dunraven has made him a thoroughly naturalised Streatham man, and proud of the success he’s done so much to create. 'My main interest is work,' he explains (although he concedes a liking for literature and cinema) 'and after work, my family.' Under his energetic leadership, the school has achieved creditable results, and acquired a bewildering array of designations: High Performing Status, Beacon Status, Advanced Healthy
Special Education Needs
Dunraven has a strong team to support students with SEN. Our outstanding SENCO leads a range of staff to match the appropriate support to the individual's need. Students have a variety of needs and the school has built up effective strategies to them, particularly for those with Speech & Language development needs. The school is a popular choice for families with a child with a Statement of SEN but only a limited number from those who wish to name the school can be admitted.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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||Y|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future First||Building an alumni community|