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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 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 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...

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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
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
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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