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Powerful and impressive on all fronts and the advent of sixth form girls has given them an extra edge. We often describe a school's setting as 'leafy' – this is about as leafy as a top London senior school can...

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Entrance criteria for King's College School (Wimbledon) is as follows: 13+ - need to be registered three years before entry. Sit pre-test two and a half years before CE. (English, Maths, Reasoning) plus report from current Head. About half then interviewed. Offers made for school are conditional on achieving 65% at CE. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Logic / Philosophy at an English Independent School (IBO Standard level component)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Logic / Philosophy at an English Independent School (IBO Standard level component)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Psychology at an English Independent School (IBO Standard level component)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Mathematics (Further) at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Psychology at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Classics (General) at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Visual Arts at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Italian at an English Independent School (GCSE)

Curricula

International Baccalaureate: diploma - the diploma is the familiar A-level equivalent.

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

Rowing

Fencing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Powerful and impressive on all fronts and the advent of sixth form girls has given them an extra edge. We often describe a school's setting as 'leafy' – this is about as leafy as a top London senior school can get. Its neighbours are...

Headmaster

Since 2008, Mr Andrew Halls MA (50s), previously head of Magdalen College School, Oxford, prior to which he was deputy at Trinity in Croydon and head of English at Bristol Grammar School. An impeccable trajectory. All preceded by a Cambridge double first in English, which is always encouraging. When you meet him you can see how well it fits him. Spare and fine-featured, quietly-spoken, assiduous and gently donnish without any of the waspishness that can accompany the brilliance - he is 'the compleat headmaster'. He is driven by the soundest of educational...

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Special Education Needs

The School has a learning support unit (Learning Enrichment) which provides support to all boys in both the Junior and Senior Schools, in and out of class, with specialist teachers. 10-09

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
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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