Keswick School A GSG School
- Keswick School
- Head: Mr Simon Jackson
- T 01768 772605
- F 01768 774813
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.keswick.cumbria.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Cumbria
- Pupils: 1265
- Religion: None
- Fees: Boarding £10,056 pa; Tuition free
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 2nd May 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 7th July 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Originally founded mid 14th century by a local vicar, the boarders still attend the church where it all began. Re-founded in 1898 by Victorian pioneer Cecil Grant, who surprised everyone by creating a coeducational school and also opening a sister...
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCE A level)
State boarding school
What The Good Schools Guide saysOriginally founded mid 14th century by a local vicar, the boarders still attend the church where it all began. Re-founded in 1898 by Victorian pioneer Cecil Grant, who surprised everyone by creating a coeducational school and also opening a sister school in Harpenden. The Queen has visited three times to date; this is a place that...
Since September 2012, Mr Simon Jackson MA (Oxon) MEd FRSA (30s), previously deputy head, only the eighth head in the last 115 years. Educated at the Royal Latin Grammar School in Buckingham and St Catherine’s College, Oxford, where he studied biological sciences. Did his PGCE at Wolfson College, Oxford and MEd at University of Gloucestershire. Married with a young family, he is youthful, well-respected, hugely bright and enthusiastic; ‘We plough our own furrow here’. He clearly enjoys the freedoms academy...
Special Education Needs
The school recognises that each one of its pupils is unique and aims to meets their needs as far as possible within the budget available. The school does not specialise in supporting particular categories of SEN. Parents are strongly advised to discuss any known difficulty with the school before applying for admission. Keswick operates within the Cumbrian umbrella that designates specific schools for more complex special needs.
|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|
|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|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|EDT||Industrial Cadets with EDT|