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  • Thorpe House School
    Oval Way
    Gerrards Cross
    SL9 8QA
  • Head: Mr Tr Ayres Ba (Hons) Pgce
  • T 01753 882474
  • F 01753 889755
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  • A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 3 to 16
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Buckinghamshire
  • Pupils: 296
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: £3,200 - £4,940per term
  • Open days: 8th October (10.00 - 13.00), 11th October (09.30 - 12.00), 10th March (09.30 - 12.00), 29th April (10.00 - 13.00) and 9th May (09.30 - 12.00)
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What the school says...

We are a truly unique independent day school; small enough to value and know each individual and large enough to provide him with a rich and varied range of learning opportunities, inside and outside of the curriculum.

We are the only all-through boys’ school in Buckinghamshire taking boys from Nursery at age three through to their GCSE’s at age 16. As a successful, approachable independent school specialising in boys’ education, we understand the ways in which boys learn and we genuinely treat each boy as an individual.

We understand that boys will be boys and are often lively, opinionated, physical and competitive; we harness these qualities and produce well-educated, well-mannered and well-rounded, young men.

Every boy at Thorpe House is unique, some are academics, some excel in sport and others in the performing arts; each boy is different and it is that difference that we nurture and value
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Special Education Needs

Our small learning support department has the resources and expertise to offer help to boys with specific learning difficulties, particularly dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. This is in the form of 1:1 tuition on a private basis, although some in-class support is also offered. We routinely screen all new pupils into years 3 and 4 for signs of difficulty with literacy and numeracy. We arrange annual voluntary vision screening by a visiting behavioural optometrist and have links with various other professionals such as speech and language therapists and educational psychologists. We have some experience of pupils with ADHD and mild Asperger’s syndrome. We pride ourselves on being a small, caring and inclusive community of staff and boys, and work hard to ensure everyone fits in, and is able to reach their potential.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
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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