St Teresa's Effingham School A GSG School
- St Teresa's Effingham School
- Head: Mr Mike Farmer
- T 01372 452037
- F 01372 450311
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.st-teresas.com
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 2 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 605
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Fees: Day £8,385 - £16,515; Boarding £22,500 - £28,410 pa
- Open days: October and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: St Teresa’s Effingham Preparatory School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
There’s a buzz about the staff – they are clearly rejuvenated by the changes. And word is spreading. ‘I was at a coffee morning for new parents and the vibe was amazing. People were saying it was their number one...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThere’s a buzz about the staff – they are clearly rejuvenated by the changes. And word is spreading. ‘I was at a coffee morning for new parents and the vibe was amazing. People were saying it was their number one choice and were queuing up to get in...'
Since 2012, Mr Mike Farmer (50s). First teaching job was as a sailing instructor, spending three years post-graduation in Greece and Turkey. He met his future wife Mary-Ann in Greece and looming marriage and family took him to a job in the real world at Godolphin School, Salisbury, where he taught economics, business and ICT. The head there, Hilary Fender, took him with her to be assistant head at Headington, Oxford in 1997. First headship was at Kilgraston in Perthshire (2003), where he achieved the gong of UK...
Special Education Needs
Pupils with SEN may work on a reduced timetable; individual support is given either in periods thus freed up or outside curriculum time. Touch to type programmes available; extra time, readers, scribes available if need indicated by EP report; all staff made aware of each child's need with appropriate recommended strategies.
|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|