George Abbot School A GSG School
- George Abbot School
- Head: Mrs Kate Carriett
- T 01483 888000
- F 01483 888001
- E office@georgea….surrey.sch.uk
- W www.georgeabbo….surrey.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 1941
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Open days: Open Evening/Day - September. Tours throughout the year by appointment.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd October 2006
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd October 2006
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
It’s big, with 10 forms to a year, but still manages to tend to the individual, parents told us. ‘Students who are gifted in a particular subject are encouraged and stretched. Students who have specific learning difficulties are also supported...
What the school says...
George Abbot School became an Academy on 1 July 2011. The school has been designated a National Support School and Mr Moloney is a National Leader in Education. A formal partnership was formed between George Abbot School and Kings College, Guildford in May 2012. Mr Moloney became the Executive Headteacher of both schools with Mrs Carriett the Principal of Kings College, Guildford and Mrs Cooper the Head of School at George Abbot. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Biology at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Best performance by Boys taking Mathematics (Pure) at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Critical Thinking at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Best performance by Boys taking Speech & Drama at an English Comprehensive School (VRQ Level 1)
What The Good Schools Guide saysIt’s big, with 10 forms to a year, but still manages to tend to the individual, parents told us. ‘Students who are gifted in a particular subject are encouraged and stretched. Students who have specific learning difficulties are also supported well including students with disabilities,’ said one. ‘The school I feel promotes the individual. All students are encouraged to...
Since September 2016, Mrs Kate Carriett, previously principal of Kings College Guildford, which is part of the same multi-academy trust. Studied music at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College and trained as a secondary music and English teacher at Birmingham. Was head of music in Warwickshire and Staffordshire before moving south to become head of year in Surrey. Her first headship was at Kings College.
In 2016, 60 per cent of A level entries received A*-B grades...
Special Education Needs
We have a Unit for students who are visually impaired. The Learning Support offices/rooms provide an opportunity to withdraw students from lessons for additional help with Literacy/Numeracy and curriculum support at KS4. Those students with special needs are supported by materials in class and by Teaching Assistants in lessons. We are committed to providing premises that are suitable and sufficient for educational purpose and provide access to a broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils, irrespective of special need or disability. The School’s Governing Body supports the principles and aims of the LEA’s Access Strategy for Schools and will work jointly with the LEA to implement agreed objectives to meet the County’s targets for improving access to schools where practical.
|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||Y|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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