Brentwood School A GSG School
- Brentwood School
Middleton Hall Lane
- Head: Ian Davies
- T 01277 243243
- F 01277 243299
- E headmaster@bre…d.essex.sch.uk
- W www.brentwoodschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Essex
- Pupils: 1,137
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: Day £17,400; Boarding £34,135 pa
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Brentwood Preparatory School
What the Good Schools Guide says..
All-round excellent provision with high academic standards, strong sporting tradition, extensive grounds and wide range of extracurricular on offer. School encourages creative and critical thinking across all subjects, whether improving goal-scoring in sport, performing West Side Story in German, or......
What the school says...
Brentwood School offers a unique blend of the traditional with the modern. It is one of the few independent schools which teaches boys and girls separately from 11 to 16 in an otherwise mixed community. The school prides itself on its strong academic success, sporting prowess and extra-curricular opportunities. We hope you will be able to visit us to see the school's strengths for yourself. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Latin at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Economics at an English Independent School (IBO Higher level component)
- Best performance by Girls taking Religious Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE Short Course)
International Baccalaureate: diploma - the diploma is the familiar A-level equivalent.
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What The Good Schools Guide saysAll-round excellent provision with high academic standards, strong sporting tradition, extensive grounds and wide range of extracurricular on offer. School encourages creative and critical thinking across all subjects, whether improving goal-scoring in sport, performing West Side Story in German, or...
Since September 2004, Mr Ian Davies PGCE MA (50s), theology degrees from Oxford and Cambridge. Previously head of St Dunstan’s College. Taught religious studies at Sackville School and became head of year and head of RE at The Latymer, Edmonton. An ISI inspector, member of D of E National Advisory Council, and helped select naval officers for training at Dartmouth for the Admiralty Interview Board. Very approachable – once volunteered as a guinea pig for a nitrogen experiment during science lesson where his hands were set alight. ‘It didn’t hurt at all, as it burnt above
Special Education Needs
The Learning Development Department at Brentwood School aims to support those students who need additional help to access the curriculum fully and become more efficient and effective learners. The Department provides specialist teaching and resources. Throughout the secondary years, small group tuition, targeted intervention and English as a Foreign Language classes take place. International students are prepared for IGCSE and IELTS. Students with specific learning difficulties or other special needs are advised and assisted in all aspects of school life. The emphasis of the department is on developing independent learners, fully integrated into school life, assisted by specialist and subject teachers. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|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||Y|
|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|