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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...

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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.
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Curricula

Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

Other features

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.

Sports

Fencing

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 boy, who’d been temporarily sent out...

Principal

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 School...

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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 Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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