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Big is beautiful, providing a list of over 75 different clubs for all, from goldsmithing to Greek, costume design to curling and cross country, lunchtime and post-school - popular. Major sports have separate clubs for ages/stages and 27 rugby teams....

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At Erskine Stewart's Melville family of independent schools, we offer boys and girls the best of both worlds. Our unique diamond structure plays to their individual academic strengths, while allowing them to enjoy social, sporting and recreational activities together.

At The Mary Erskine School your daughter will flourish in an environment of academic excellence. She will work at a pace that suits her development. She will experience unrivalled opportunities to challenge and express herself. She will emerge a happy and confident young woman, ready to play a positive role in society. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Big is beautiful, providing a list of over 75 different clubs for all, from goldsmithing to Greek, costume design to curling and cross country, lunchtime and post-school - popular. Major sports have separate clubs for ages/stages and 27 rugby teams. Good at football too. Girls prefer hockey and basketball, still better at shooting than boys and both sexes join...

Principal

Since 2000, Mr David Gray BA PGCE (50s), who was educated at Fettes, and read English at Bristol, where he did his PGCE. Taught English in a Bristol comprehensive, before moving to a language school in Greece, then taught English and modern Greek at Dulwich College and was head of English at Leeds Grammar, before heading Pocklington School in East Yorkshire, for eight years. Since the Erskine Stewart's Melville vast conglomerate forms the largest independent school in...

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Special Education Needs

We offer Support for Learning, both in class and in small extracted groups. In first year some pupils are given the option to do one modern language instead of two, allowing support to be delivered instead. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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
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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