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Curriculum balanced between ‘discovery’ learning and formal knowledge ‘We want pupils to leave as scientists, geographers, and historians, for which you need a core body of knowledge.’ The two (delightful) year 6 pupils who showed us round clearly knew everyone and everything about the place and loved the school – even the discipline. ‘You do get told off for running in the corridor; they’re strict when they need to be,’ said one girl...

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In 2017 the School received its best ever set of 11+ results to top independent and Grammar schools including City of London Boys & Girls Schools, Forest, Chigwell and Bancroft's. 18 Scholarships, including Music, were offered to the 19 Year 6 pupils.
In the same year the School was adjudged fully compliant in the ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection with no recommendations for improvement. Three successive parental questionnaires and the ISI questionnaire show that parents are extremely happy with how the school is led and managed and like recent innovations which include improvements to Music, Drama, Languages and ICT, a broadening of the leadership structure as well as focus in preparing their children for life as well as those exams. ...Read more

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Since 2018, Ralph Dalton LLB (Hertfordshire). Studied law, before making the leap from legal auditing to teaching via a school-based teacher training scheme, cutting his classroom teeth in state schools in Southend and Basildon. Then spent 10 years at Woodford Green Prep, rising to senior deputy head and taking responsibility for pastoral care and secondary school applications as well as teaching philosophy and maths. A kindly and sympathetic man with a cooperative and caring approach, his main objective at Snaresbrook is to ensure every child gets the focused, individual attention the school is known for. ‘I was attracted to the post because it was clear that everyone really did know everyone here.’ On the gates morning and afternoon, he seems to have successfully managed an unusually smooth change in leadership, pupils welcoming minor alterations...

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