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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...

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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)

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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 when we saw him, and pupil guides proudly announced he had...

Headmaster

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

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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
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
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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