Queen Victoria School A GSG School
- Queen Victoria School
- Head: Mr D Shaw
- T 01786 822288
- F 01313 102926
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.qvs.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 10 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Stirling
- Pupils: 265
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Boarding: Funded by the MOD but a parental contribution is expected for some expenses.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
What The Good Schools Guide says..
With a mission 'to provide stable and uninterrupted education for the children of Scottish service personnel', has to balance an imposing site steeped in military history with the need for a 'home from home' environment for children with parents on...
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State boarding school
What The Good Schools Guide saysWith a mission 'to provide stable and uninterrupted education for the children of Scottish service personnel', has to balance an imposing site steeped in military history with the need for a 'home from home' environment for children with parents on inaccessible active service. Founded by public subscription as a memorial to Scots who fell in the South African wars, has been co-ed since 1996. The magnificent chapel is dedicated to Queen Victoria...
During 2016/17, Mr Donald Shaw is holding the fort. Previously senior academic and deputy head at the school.
A very firmly Scottish school using only the Scottish curriculum. Forces children often find themselves moving from school to school – the known record is 11 and the average four or five – so P7 (approximately half way between top primary and first year secondary...
Special Education Needs
Although the school is selective, this does not preclude children with Special Educational Needs from achieving a place. There is a small but experienced SEN teaching staff at QVS, who ensure that they have the requisite training to deal with SEN requirements as they arise. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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|