Exeter School A GSG School
- Exeter School
Victoria Park Road
- Head: Mr R Griffin MA (Oxon)
- T 01392 273679
- F 01392 498144
- E admissions@exe…rschool.org.uk
- W www.exeterschool.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Devon
- Pupils: 908
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: £11,100 - £12,315pa
- Open days: July and September; January for the Sixth Form. Taster days in November for all entry ages.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Exeter Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Present ratio in favour of boys looks set to stay, given proximity of two well-established girls’ schools. Girls we spoke to thought co-ed worked well and was ‘a better preparation for later life’. No hint of toffishness, though range of......
What the school says...
Exeter School entrance examinations consist of: 11+: Maths, English & Computer Adaptive Test. 13+: Maths, English, Science & French/German/Spanish. 16+: Sixth formers selected by GCSE results (minimum 3 As and 3 Bs), school reference and interviews. School reference/report considered at all entry ages.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Physics at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Spanish at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
What The Good Schools Guide saysPresent ratio in favour of boys looks set to stay, given proximity of two well-established girls’ schools. Girls we spoke to thought co-ed worked well and was ‘a better preparation for later life’. No hint of toffishness, though range of...
Since 2003, Mr Bob Griffin MA (50s). Educated at Wallington High School for Boys, then Christ Church, Oxford, where gained first in modern languages (French and Spanish). Taught at Markham College in Lima before becoming head of modern languages at Haileybury. Came to Exeter from RGS Guildford, where he was second master for five years.
Pupils like him, staff respect him and parents rate him. 'One of the school’s real strengths,’ we were told by one mother. Another said he ‘combines warmth with gravitas’ and ‘empathises with wider parental concerns’. Still teaches a little and often...
Special Education Needs
Exeter school has a fully qualified Learning Support Coordinator who works to assess and to assist those pupils with Special Educational Needs. Pupils are referred to Learning Support for assessment on entry to the school if SEN is already known or by teaching members of staff when difficulties are noted in lessons. The Learning Support Coordinator will then assess the pupil. The resulting support varies according to need but strategies include, circulation to staff of summary details and strategies to help the pupil learn in class, monitoring through Learning Support and the pastoral system and withdrawal from lessons for one-to-one coaching.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|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|