Dean Close School A GSG School
- Dean Close School
- Head: Mr Salisbury
- T 01242 258044
- F 01242 258004
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.deanclose.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Gloucestershire
- Pupils: 899
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: Day £10,765 - £23,316; Boarding £18,882 - £35,316 pa
- Open days: October, March and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Dean Close Preparatory School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
We were delighted to see a well-stocked library like an upturned boat and a wonderful high ceilinged history classroom with piles of books, walls covered in posters and a makeshift display of shells (exploding variety) and a tin helmet. And...
What the school says...
Dean Close School offers a unique educational opportunity to all who wish to experience this family and community centred approach to learning and life. The School is truly co-educational, where the number of girls and boys are almost equal. The school aims to broaden the opportunities of each and every pupil through an exceptional array of facilities in sport, music, theatre and art as well some 100 clubs and societies. Facilities include an impressive 550-seat theatre/concert hall, a purpose-built art centre and music school. An underlying Christian ethos generates genuine warmth and mutual respect at all levels within the school. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Classical Civilisation at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Classical Civilisation at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
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Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.
What The Good Schools Guide saysWe were delighted to see a well-stocked library like an upturned boat and a wonderful high ceilinged history classroom with piles of books, walls covered in posters and a makeshift display of shells (exploding variety) and a tin helmet. And was that chalk dust floating in the shaft of sunlight coming from the tall windows? Probably not. The head has plans for a major redevelopment, ‘a radical approach to teaching space’. We hope the history classroom’s days aren’t numbered....
Since September 2015, Bradley Salisbury MEd PGCE, deputy head at the school since 2009 and a successful acting headmaster. After studying at University of Leeds (completed part time masters at Bristol), taught religious studies at Gordano School before moving first to Bristol Cathedral School as head of department and head of years ten and 11 and then...
Special Education Needs
We provide the following support services: Literacy support, numeracy support, curriculum support, study skills. 10-09
|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||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|