- Grey Court School
- Head: Ms Maggie Bailey
- T 020 8948 1173
- F 0208 332 2428
- E info@greycourt…ichmond.sch.uk
- W www.greycourt.…ichmond.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Richmond-Upon-Thames
- Pupils: 1161
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 15th March 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 2nd December 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2012
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Home Econ: Child Dev at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
Special Education Needs
The Special Educational Needs department at Grey Court includes a team of: a SENCO, one full time and one part time SEN teachers, three full time TA's and 4 part time TA's. The team has specialist knowledge in Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Behaviour Management. SEN pupils in Years 7,8 and 9 follow a fully inclusive education where they may either receive support in the classroom by TA’s, or when required, work individually/ in small groups with SEN teachers. Pupils identified as needing higher levels of teacher input benefit from the smaller class size & TA support in many subjects. English classes are carefully selected using mixed ability groupings to enable peer mentoring, this has been found to encourage the less able pupil and enables the more self conscious students to take an active part in speaking and listening assignments. This has been shown as very effective and is mirrored in our excellent English GCSE results. In years 10 and 11, Grey Court offers pathways which enable pupils to achieve vocational educational qualifications along side core subject GCSE's. The programme of extended work experience has been particularly successfully in raising pupils self esteem whilst preparing them for the work place. Grey Court strives to ensure that each child maximises their potential by the development of close communication and supportive working relationships between pupils, parents and staff.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|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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