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  • Roedean School
    Roedean Way
    Brighton
    East Sussex
    BN2 5RQ
  • Head: Mr Oliver Blond
  • T 01273 667500
  • F 01273 676722
  • E enquiries@roedean.co.uk
  • W www.roedean.co.uk
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Brighton and Hove
  • Pupils: 492
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: Day £15,495 - £20,160; Boarding £22,170 - £36,180 pa
  • Open days: October, March and May each year
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

‘Looking outward, aiming high,’ says sixth form prospectus, with literal accuracy, dainty Oxbridge-style mini cloisters conveying - perhaps - subtle message about founders’ higher education aspirations for pupils. School now reacquiring spring in step, as increasing numbers of parents discount...

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What the school says...

Refreshingly down to earth for an institution of this stature, Roedean is a thriving enlightened community perfectly at ease in the education of women of the twenty first century as it prepares girls to contribute to the global community.

The school's governing principles are based on the freedom to question, the scope to appreciate and the opportunity to grow as a human being. Teachers are accomplished inside and out of the classroom. Levels of achievement are high and students are encouraged to explore their talents, strive for excellence and feed their intellectual curiosity.

Facilities are second to none, providing an optimum learning environment in a unique setting with stunning sea views.

Roedean has moved with the times, integrating different nationalities and backgrounds with much success. Fully supported in an inherent ethos of tolerance and understanding, Roedeanians develop outstanding moral, social and cultural awareness. This is an exciting school, where students are going places with a spring in their step and a smile on their faces.

The long-anticipated 9m boarding refurbishment of the five houses will set a new standard when it completes in autumn 2013.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

‘Looking outward, aiming high,’ says sixth form prospectus, with literal accuracy, dainty Oxbridge-style mini cloisters conveying - perhaps - subtle message about founders’ higher education aspirations for pupils. School now reacquiring spring in step, as increasing numbers of parents discount siren call of nearby co-eds whose idea of success is founded on ‘noisy alpha male over-achiever,’ said parent. Like others, finds this a less stressful enclave...

Headmaster

Since 2013, Mr Oliver Blond (40s). Previously head at Henrietta Barnett School, one of top selective state girls’ schools in the UK, for seven year stint - perfect for seeing through a generation of pupils without starting to repeat himself, he says. Before that, deputy head, North London Collegiate, so something of an expert in all-girls education. Not certain post here was natural fit until visited, when was instantly won...

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Special Education Needs

At present Roedean provides one to one language/learning support for individual girls across the whole school from Year 7 to Upper Sixth. While the majority of these girls come to us for English language development and curriculum support, some of them are bilingual dyslexics and so are supported by the Special Needs department for their learning difficulties as well as by the EAL (English as an Additional Language) department for their linguistic difficulties. Lessons are always arranged outside the main school timetable. There are three weekly clinics for girls needing occasional learning support. Learning support also includes one to one lessons from specialist teachers. Individual Education Profiles (IEPs) are kept for each girl on the special needs register on the central database all supervised by the Special Needs Co-ordinator. Assessment for access arrangements in public examinations are carried out by a specialist teacher or educational psychologist. Application for support in Higher Education is co-ordinated with the Careers department and assessment for the DSA (Disabled Student Allowance) can be arranged with an educational psychologist.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
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 Y
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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