Forest School A GSG School
- Forest School
- Head: Mr Cliff Hodges
- T 020 8520 1744
- F 020 8520 3656
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.forest.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Waltham Forest
- Pupils: 1,366
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £11,607 - £16,980 pa
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Forest Preparatory School
What the Good Schools Guide says..
While remaining true to its traditional roots, this is a forward-thinking school, humane and open-minded with both feet on the ground. On the day of our visit one of the bands was preparing for a lunch time concert in the...
What the school says...
Surrounded by ancient forest and only 30 minutes from central London, Forest School is an independent day school located on the edge of Epping Forest. One of the very few diamond structure schools in the country, our 1,300 boys and girls, aged between 4 and 18, are taught in single-sex classes from 7-16 before joining a coeducational Sixth Form. Beyond the classroom, however, they enjoy all the benefits of a coeducational environment - the best of all worlds.
Our pupils are as busy outside the classroom as they are within it - a strong curriculum is supported by an equally strong co-curriculum programme, so our pupils can pursue their interests in music and the sporting field, for example, all while achieving outstanding GCSE and A level results. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysWhile remaining true to its traditional roots, this is a forward-thinking school, humane and open-minded with both feet on the ground. On the day of our visit one of the bands was preparing for a lunch time concert in the chapel, the norm at...
Marcus Cliff Hodges, previously deputy warden, is holding the reins for the 2016/17 academic year.
‘Both of my daughters are scholars,’ said one very pleased parent. Single-sex teaching in this co-educational environment ‘creates a study environment that boys and girls feel comfortable with and which enables them to achieve their best’, says school. Teachers are committed; about a third of them have been here more than 10 years and all of them are specialists in their subjects; also large number part-time eg music, drama and dance specialists. Most pupils are