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  • Abbot's Hill School
    Bunkers Lane
    Hemel Hempstead
    HP3 8RP
  • Head: Mrs E Thomas
  • T 01442 240333
  • F 01442 269981
  • E registrar@abbo…
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  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged to 16
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Hertfordshire
  • Pupils: 490
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: see website for latest fees
  • Open days: Saturday 1 October 2016 - 2pm - 4pm
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

Abbot’s Hill is a happy, dynamic and thriving school offering an all-round education for girls aged 4-16 years. Our Day Nursery & Pre-School caters for girls and boys from 6 months. Our historic campus offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting, situated in over 70 acres of beautiful parkland on the outskirts of Hemel Hempstead.

The school has an excellent record of academic success and an outstanding reputation for pastoral care. Throughout the school, pupils are taught in small classes in which excellent teaching and personalised support ensure that everyone is inspired to exceed their potential.
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What the parents say...

Excellent school. My daughter thrived there, developing academically very well and also holistically. She has developed a lot of confidence. She has been very happy there. In my view the school is world class.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Media / Film / TV Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE)

Other features

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

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Special Education Needs

Girls with mild specific learning difficulties and average and above intelligence are very successful at Abbot's Hill with its caring, sympathetic and nurturing environment. Small classes and skilled teachers ensure that girls thrive, as strengths are recognised and coping strategies are put into place.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers 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
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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