Queenswood A GSG School
- Head: Mrs Joanna Cameron
- T 01707 602500
- F 01707 602597
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.queenswood.org
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 430
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Fees: Day £20,925 - £24,825; Boarding £30,450 - £33,750 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
School’s approach is to encourage girls to adapt and assimilate change – ‘we applaud having a go,’ says the principal. ‘We tell them that failure is a part of learning and challenging themselves.’ A secure support and pastoral network through...
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Basic Communication Skills at an English Independent School (Graded Drama Music Lit Speech)
2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Japanese at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
- Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Product Design at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
What The Good Schools Guide saysSchool’s approach is to encourage girls to adapt and assimilate change – ‘we applaud having a go,’ says the principal. ‘We tell them that failure is a part of learning and challenging themselves.’ A secure support and pastoral network through housemistresses...
Since September 2016, Joanna Cameron, previously deputy head of Ipswich High. Degree in environmental science from Surrey; she has taught science at St Mary's Wantage and was a member of the senior leadership team at St Gabriel's in Newbury. A keen sportswoman, with a passion for running, hockey and equestrianism, she is married to David and they have two sons.
A level/Pre-U results strong. In 2016, 73 per cent of grades were A*-B in the 23 subjects offered and 52 per cent A*/A. Forty per cent of students gained at least three A*/A grades, while...
Special Education Needs
Queenswood provides learning support to girls assessed as needing additional help with their studies. Pupils are given individualised support in conjunction with their lessons and each has a tailored programme to suit their needs while engaging in the curriculum at large. There is a charge for assessment and support. 09-09
|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|
|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|