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Lots of children get their first experience of performance – singing, playing, public speaking – in the chapel environment, opportunities parents really value. The school reflects Birmingham’s multi-cultural population and, while maintaining its Christian identity, focuses on the shared values...

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We are an independent preparatory day school offering an outstanding educational experience to boys and girls aged 2 to 11. Founded in 1722, the school occupies a beautiful site in Edgbaston, in 15 acres of playing fields and gardens. We are a thriving community where children achieve a great many things, with outstanding results. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Lots of children get their first experience of performance – singing, playing, public speaking – in the chapel environment, opportunities parents really value. The school reflects Birmingham’s multi-cultural population and, while maintaining its Christian identity, focuses on the shared values between all the faith groups that are represented. And it works. ‘The children simply don’t...

Headmaster

Since September 2016, Noel Neeson BEd NPQH (40s), previously head of St Peter's Lympstone. Educated at Notre Dame High in Glasgow before reading maths at his native city’s university. A lifelong supporter of Celtic, he spent two years as a prep school teacher at St Aloysius College in Glasgow before moving south of the border to Crackley Hall, Kenilworth, where he became deputy head. Turned around a failing Catholic primary school in Leamington Spa before being appointed to St Peter’s. Married...

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Special Education Needs

SEN for senior school is as per the existing GSG entry. Pre-Prep, small group 'booster' sessions for English and Maths in years 1 and 2. Prep: 1-1 withdrawal for learning support for children with SN, eg those with dyslexia. The needs of gifted and talented children are provided for by a differentiated approach to teaching. The school's extensive programme of extra-curricular activities provides additional opportunities for the most able children. The school hosts specialist masterclasses for gifted and talented children within Blue Coat and the local community. 10-09

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
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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