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School policies contain a detailed code of conduct for misbehaviour, which rather belies the enlightened approach to discipline here. Rules on jewellery and make up are flexibly enforced, one parent describing her daughter receiving a ‘polite reminder’ when discrete make...

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Entrance examinations consist of: 11+ English, maths & verbal reasoning.

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School policies contain a detailed code of conduct for misbehaviour, which rather belies the enlightened approach to discipline here. Rules on jewellery and make up are flexibly enforced, one parent describing her daughter receiving a ‘polite reminder’ when discrete make up got a bit much, and ruminating that ‘a certain amount of tolerance means less abuse’. Girls are dealt with gently, on the basis that exaggerated rules are more likely to lead to rebellion; and this is reflected in the head’s encouragement to staff to...

Headteacher

Since 2004, Alistair Brien, married with three children, both of whose daughters attended Bournemouth School for Girls (BSG). Deputy at BSG from 1998, and previously director of sixth form studies at Arnewood School, housemaster at Keswick School and teacher at Aylesbury Grammar. Degree in German from Exeter, author of several German

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Special Education Needs

09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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
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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