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Prefects (not staff) wear academic gowns in assembly, which they see as 'quite cool, like Harry Potter'. Girls view the school as happy, secure, friendly and welcoming to newcomers. The learning co ordinator described them as very tolerant of anyone...

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Gateways School is set in an attractive rural location in Harewood village between Leeds and Harrogate. Gateways consistently achieves excellent academic results - GCSE and A level results continue to rise year on year - while encouraging students to make the most of the state-of-the art facilities and wde range of extra-curricular activities on offer. Small class sizes allow pupils to develop intellectually through high quality teaching from dedicated staff. Research has found that girls are far more likely to thrive, attain higher academic results and stay longer in education if they attend a girls-only school. Six Scholarships are available - Academic, Music, Performing Arts, Sports, Exhibition and Foundation - which are awarded through interview and examination or interview and assessment depending on the scholarship applied for. For more details on scholarships and bursaries contact the Registrar. ...Read more

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Prefects (not staff) wear academic gowns in assembly, which they see as 'quite cool, like Harry Potter'. Girls view the school as happy, secure, friendly and welcoming to newcomers. The learning co ordinator described them as very tolerant of anyone with special needs: 'They see the person, are very supportive, protective and generous'...


Since 2012, Dr Tracey Johnson BSc PhD PGCE (early 40s). Born in Ontario, Canada, educated at Glenlola Collegiate School; University of St Andrews (science), Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education. Physics teacher and housemistress at Cheltenham College, deputy head at Lord Wandsworth College. Married with two young sons. Enjoys skiing, cycling, running, reading.

Head of the prep school is Shann Wilcox, also head of professional development and review. BEd (Leeds) PE and mathematics. Teaches maths and PE.

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Small classes, average 14-16, in...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
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
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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