Tiffin School A GSG School
- Tiffin School
Queen Elizabeth Road
- Head: Mr Michael Gascoigne
- T 020 8546 4638
- F 020 8546 6365
- E admissions@tif…ingston.sch.uk
- W www.tiffinschool.co.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kingston-Upon-Thames
- Pupils: 1,109
- Religion: Church of England
- Open days: July, October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 1st November 2007
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 1st November 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
One of the few schools set up to educate the deserving - rather than the rich - which still fulfils its brief. Dance - uniquely in an all-boys' school? - is hugely popular and seen as 'cool' by the coolest...
What the school says...
Entrance criteria for Tiffin School is as follows at age 11 - English and Maths tests. No interview, takes top 180 by results (age-weighted). Age16 - Meeting with Head and Head of Sixth Form. From 2017 the minimum qualification for entry is 8 GCSE grades with an average grade of 6.625 (equivalent to 5 grade A's and 3 grade B's at GCSE). The applicant must have a grade A or A*(or the equivalent grade – 7, 8, 9) in three of the four subjects he wishes to study in the Sixth Form.
Converted to an academy 2011. ...Read more
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State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide saysOne of the few schools set up to educate the deserving - rather than the rich - which still fulfils its brief. Dance - uniquely in an all-boys' school? - is hugely popular and seen as 'cool' by the coolest boys. Combining the physical with the aesthetic, it is compulsory for first three years under clearly terrific teacher and taken right through to GCSE, after which many boys continue to perform. If all state schools were as good as this the independent sector would die – fast.
Since 2015, Michael Gascoigne (40s). Deputy head since 2009, and previously head of history and head of sixth form. He is a history and politics graduate from Sheffield University and was educated at Whitgift School. Married with two children, enjoys politics, history, reading and sport.
Always among the highest...
Special Education Needs
The school currently has 4 statemented students, one with Speech & Language needs and three with Asperger's syndrome. These students are supported by a team of two part time LSAs. In addition we have one support teacher who concentrates on Literacy. The latter supports students with dyslexia and dyspraxia within her 1.5 days per week. 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|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future Foundations||McKinsey Leadership Academy: practical work skills, networking, leadership etc etc|