Mayville High School A GSG School
- Mayville High School
35-37 St Simon's Road
- Head: Mrs Parkyn
- T 023 9273 4847
- F 023 9229 3649
- E enquiries@mayv…highschool.net
- W www.mayvillehighschool.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Portsmouth
- Pupils: 502
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £6,930 - £10,200 pa
- Open days: Tours daily, taster days by appointment
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
Sign up for extra content from Mayville High School
What the Good Schools Guide says...
Boys and girls are taught separately for main subjects and the school’s two-form entry means there’s a boys’ class and girls’ class in each year group. Wide ability range, with mild to moderate dyslexia a speciality. Lots of bright sparks, but many who have wilted in more bracing environments respond well to the nurturing of a small friendly school......Read more
Thank the school
Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.
This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.
Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.
2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Design & Technology Graphic Products at an English Independent School (GCSE)
Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.
Already subscribed? Login here.
Special Education Needs
The Dyslexia Unit was established in 1992 to provide specialist support to pupils across the age range 4-16. Most pupils are assessed prior to school entry, in addition to this, small classes and a whole school awareness of dyslexia enable staff to quickly identify and refer pupils who may be experiencing difficulties so that they can be supported in the most effective way. All members of staff are trained to utilise the principles of Accelerated Learning, visual, auditory and kinaesthetic (VAK) model and Multiple Intelligence profiling to assist pupils, especially those with dyslexia, in the most effective way. Each pupil is regarded as a unique individual, with a unique pattern of strengths and unique ways of being clever and successful. The focus is on positive feedback, building self-esteem and confidence - maintaining high expectations while providing a "safety net". Support can be delivered in a variety of ways from classroom support via an effective team of Learning Support Assistants, to work in small groups, to individual specialist tuition with a dyslexia tutor, to support on one of our own programmes, for example Target Reading or Target Maths. IEPs are devised from education psychology reports and in-house assessments. They are used to focus and inform teaching and to monitor the attainment of targets set. They are frequently referred to, discussed with other staff, parents and wherever appropriate, with the pupils themselves. The structure and content of the support lesson depends on pupil age and individual needs. Each lesson is based on targets from the IEP and developed via several linked tasks with reinforcement delivered via multi-sensory games and computer programmes. A School Advisory Plan is also drawn up summarising all SEN documentation held on the pupil with hints to help mainstream staff. Many of the games are tailor made for individual pupils and make learning so enjoyable that pupils sometimes get quite upset if they have done so well that they no longer need to attend the Unit!
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia||Y|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|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|
Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.