Monkton Prep School A GSG School
- Monkton Prep School
- Head: Mr Tim Johns
- T 01225 831202
- F 01225 840312
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.monktonprep.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 13 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
- Pupils: 327
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: Day £9,312 - £16,380; Boarding £21,900 - £23,610 pa
- Open days: October and November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Monkton Senior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A happy place, where much is expected and much achieved. Staff, and therefore pupils, work to the highest Christian principles of honest work, self-discipline and concern for the needs of others. ‘It teaches how to be a good person,’ said...
What the school says...
Monkton Prep is a most exciting place to live and work. It is a real privilege to play such an important part in the development of the young children that have been entrusted to our care.
Maintaining the delicate balance between academic success and personal development is one of the School's great strengths. From the tiny two-year olds in the Pre-Prep to the teenagers in the Prep School, the happiness of every child is of paramount importance. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysA happy place, where much is expected and much achieved. Staff, and therefore pupils, work to the highest Christian principles of honest work, self-discipline and concern for the needs of others. ‘It teaches how to be a good person,’ said one firmly non-Christian parent, ‘and allows children to be accepted and to make their own minds up.’
Since September 2016, Tim Johns, a Monkton governor and recently retired head of The Hawthorns, Bletchingley. The new head from January 2017 will be Martin David, currently deputy head at Hazlegrove Prep. He has also been deputy head at St Andrew's Turi in Kenya. An old Montonian (he went through both junior and senior schools), he teaches maths and coaches a wide variety of sports teams. A committed Christian, he is married to Nicola and they have three...
Special Education Needs
Learning support at Monkton is done in three ways. In-class support, one to one tuition in a specially equipped room, one to 5/6 group work. The three staff (one full time, two part-time) are trained to help children with mild/moderate learning difficulties. Learning support is charged as an extra. The school is also used by the Bath Dyslexia Institute as an 'outpost'. Extra help is given to dyslexic pupils as well as a range of other learning difficulties. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|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|