Monkton School A GSG School
- Monkton School
- Head: Mr Christopher Wheeler
- T 01225 721102
- F 01225 721181
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.monktoncombeschool.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
- Pupils: 704
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: Day £9,312 - £19,995; Boarding £19,965 - £31,890 pa
- Open days: September, March and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Monkton Prep School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Houses are run like families, with pupils learning to take responsibility. The number of day pupils who come in at weekends is good measure of how much there is to do. Academic tutors attached to houses, though in the sixth...
What the school says...
Monkton Combe School aims to provide a full, varied, academic and all-round education based on Christian foundations. An education that encourages a personal faith and which sets standards for life, foremost of which are achievement in examinations, the development of potential, and a life-style that is based on discipline, respect and service to the modern world. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Science: Double Award A at an English Independent School (Level1/2 certificates (double))
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What The Good Schools Guide saysHouses are run like families, with pupils learning to take responsibility. The number of day pupils who come in at weekends is good measure of how much there is to do. Academic tutors attached to houses, though in the sixth form pupils choose their own tutors, The system aims to support inspire and encourage good working habits...
Since January 2016, Christopher Wheeler, previously principal and CEO of Hillcrest International School, Nairobi, Kenya. He has an English and philosophy degree from Durham and a PGCE from Bristol. Taught English at St John's, Leatherhead; then he moved to Peponi School, Kenya, as deputy head, boarding housemaster and head of English and drama. Back in the UK he became a housemaster at Brighton College and then head of St Christopher's, Hove, part of the Brighton College family of schools....
Special Education Needs
Monkton is registered in the "CReSTeD" list of schools approved for the teaching of dyslexia. The Learning Support Department caters particularly for the needs of dyslexic and dyspraxic students. Monkton is experienced in concessions for examinations: administering extra time, readers, use of laptops and written transcripts for pupils with specific needs. Close and regular consultation takes place between the Learning Support Department, tutors and subject teachers. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|
|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|