Caterham School A GSG School
- Caterham School
Harestone Valley Road
- Head: Mr Ceri Jones
- T 01883 343028
- F 01883 347795
- E admissions@cat…amschool.co.uk
- W www.caterhamschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 878
- Religion: United Reformed Church
- Fees: Day £16,698 - £17,478; Boarding £31,185 - £32,613 pa
- Open days: September with visitor afternoons throughout the year.
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Caterham Preparatory School
What the Good Schools Guide says..
First class teaching team works hard to engender a passion for learning. Parents describe it as dynamic, dedicated and (again) youthful. Lessons are enjoyable and lively, not all chalk and talk. Great head of science, wearing a bright pink overall...
What the school says...
Our mission statement at Caterham School is 'to provide an education for life in a Christian environment as the finest co-educational school in the country' and we feel ourselves to be firmly on the path to achieving that aim. Excellent A-Level results have positioned us as one of the top co-educational independent schools in the UK. All students progress to university with 85% going to one in the 'top tier'. Caterham School is, however, about much more than just academic excellence. We strive to develop the pupil as a whole person thereby helping to prepare them for life at university and beyond. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Latin at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
What The Good Schools Guide saysFirst class teaching team works hard to engender a passion for learning. Parents describe it as dynamic, dedicated and (again) youthful. Lessons are enjoyable and lively, not all chalk and talk. Great head of science, wearing a bright pink overall when we saw him, and pupil guides proudly announced he had...
Since September 2015, Mr Ceri Jones, previously second master at Tonbridge School. Read history at Fitzwilliam College Cambridge and is completing an MEd in educational leadership. He is a former head of history at Caterham and returns after 10 years at Tonbridge. In 2012, in collaboration with The Sutton Trust, Fitzwilliam College and a number of Kent independent schools, he launched an access programme for disadvantaged but academically bright year 9 students at state comprehensives in Kent. In 2013 he was seconded as executive principal
Special Education Needs
Caterham School is a high achieving, academic school from which most pupils go on to the universities of their first choice. Pupils with mild Specific Learning Difficulties are catered for individually by qualified specialist staff. The SEN provision we provide depends on a pupil’s Specific Learning Difficulty having been formally diagnosed; it ranges from 1:1 support to group support within the classroom. All subject staff are kept informed and up to date with effective learning and teaching strategies and are skilled at coping with pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. Nov 09.
|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|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|