St Dunstan's College A GSG School
- St Dunstan's College
- Head: Mr Nicholas Hewlett
- T 020 8516 7200
- F 020 8516 7300
- E Info@sdmail.org.uk
- W www.stdunstans.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lewisham
- Pupils: 578
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £15,978 pa
- Open days: October and November
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: St Dunstan's College Junior School
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Inside the red ‘Hogwarts’ building is at once impressive and in places shabbily homely. High ceilinged, metro-tiled corridors, lots of staircases with wooden handrails – no sliding – and a galleried Great Hall with stained glass windows, organ pipes and...
What the school says...
St Dunstans College is a forward-thinking and successful independent school. We give our pupils a superb all-round education designed to meet the demands of a fast-changing world. In the Senior School, excellent academic results are complemented by a wide range of extra-curricular activities and trips. The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is offered in the Sixth Form alongside A Levels. Throughout the whole school, we aim to recognise and nurture the individuality of every pupil and encourage them to make their own distinct contribution to society. Located in South East London, near Beckenham and Bromley, the College is easily accessible via rail, bus and road. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking History at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
International Baccalaureate: diploma - the diploma is the familiar A-level equivalent.
What The Good Schools Guide saysInside the red ‘Hogwarts’ building is at once impressive and in places shabbily homely. High ceilinged, metro-tiled corridors, lots of staircases with wooden handrails – no sliding – and a galleried Great Hall with stained glass windows, organ pipes and a multi-media desk for productions. Classrooms for year groups tend to cluster together, giving students a home base and possibly adding to the ‘small’ school feel. On the ground, a student told us of ...
Since September 2014, Nicholas Hewlett BSc PGCE (30s): the youngest head we’ve yet to meet, but youth becomes him. He’s still bouncing with excitement after two challenging years in post. After a brief spell in the City, he headed to King’s College London to study geography, followed by a PGCE at the Institute of Education. Landing his first teaching job at
Special Education Needs
The College wants to welcome any pupil that meets its required entrance standards. The Learning Support Department works on a one to one or small group basis with pupils. All pupils who have an identified learning need will be offered support, usually on a weekly basis. Pupils are taught in a structured, cumulative and multi-sensory way that builds on existing knowledge and provides revision and reinforcement of new learning. Strategies to support independent learning are taught and pupils are encouraged to discover their own most effective ways of learning. The Learning Support Department screens all children on entry to the school. All pupils who have an identified learning difficulty (supported by a report from an appropriate professional) are given a Pupil Profile which is distributed to all their teachers. Some pupils at St Dunstan’s College do use lap-tops. The College is able to offer specialist support for those pupils with dyslexia. 10-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|