Elstree School A GSG School
- Elstree School
- Head: Sid Inglis
- T 01189 713302
- F 01189 714280
- E registrar@elst…eschool.org.uk
- W www.elstreeschool.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 3 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: West Berkshire
- Pupils: 260
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £10,908 - £19,605; Boarding £21,114 - £25,152 pa
- Open days: November, February, May and October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Though vibe is venerable (pre-prep uniform list specifies named napkin ring), mood is progressive. ‘Lots of tradition and trust, but we’re well aware it’s a modern world,’ says Mrs Inglis. Mr I stresses importance of charitable activities that open pupils’...
What the school says...
Elstree, set in 150 acres of rural Berkshire, is a leading independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3-8 and boys aged 3-13. Outstanding pastoral care in a productive, happy environment inspires pupils to develop exceptional personal and academic potential that stays with them throughout their lives.
/> Home Farm is Elstree School's Nursery and Pre-prep. It is in a secure, charming setting that nurtures every child's abilities, preparing them to flourish socially and academically in their formative years. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThough vibe is venerable (pre-prep uniform list specifies named napkin ring), mood is progressive. ‘Lots of tradition and trust, but we’re well aware it’s a modern world,’ says Mrs Inglis. Mr I stresses importance of charitable activities that open pupils’ eyes ‘to the wide world away from idyllic leafy confines.’ Perhaps accounts for staff list hedging its bets
Since 2013, Mr Sid Inglis BA (40s), previously headmaster at Ludgrove. Uncertain as to career until taught English in Chile (where met wife Olivia) and realised that as professions go ‘there is no finer job.’ Appointed at exciting if nerve-wracking time following wobbles in leadership, parent confidence and pupil numbers. It’s now all go again, with school at capacity, no need even to contemplate going fully co-ed (girls leave at 8), scholarships back to full honours-board levels -...
Special Education Needs
Elstree has an outstanding reputation for supporting boys with special educational needs, as has been recognised in recent ISI inspections. There is a team of committed and well qualified staff, under the leadership of Mrs Vicky Bateman, who care and look after boys with a variety of needs. The department is very well integrated and the boys' success at Common Entrance and Scholarship examinations is impressive.
|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|