Foremarke Hall (Repton Preparatory School) A GSG School
- Foremarke Hall (Repton Preparatory School)
- Head: Mr Richard Merriman
- T 01283 707100
- F 01283 702957
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.foremarke.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Derbyshire
- Pupils: 470
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: Day £8,805 - £18,921; Boarding £20,730 - £24,504 pa
- Open days: October, January, May See our web site for full details
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Repton School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
At lunch, we talked with some girls from year 3 whose ‘best things about the school’ were flapjacks on Wednesdays and ‘golden time’ - 'where we can do drawing'. On the same table was a year 8 boy, hopeful of...
What the school says...
Foremarke Hall enjoys excellent day and boarding facilities. Set in 50 acres in the Derbyshire countryside, Foremarke has outstanding facilities that include a 6 lane, 25m heated indoor pool, a full size, floodlit astroturf, a large sports hall and a fully equipped theatre that seats over 200 people. Known as a happy and purposeful all-round school, Foremarke prepares children for all senior schools at 13, but has special links with Repton School. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysAt lunch, we talked with some girls from year 3 whose ‘best things about the school’ were flapjacks on Wednesdays and ‘golden time’ - 'where we can do drawing'. On the same table was a year 8 boy, hopeful of a place next year at Eton, who was of the outlandish opinion that Foremarke was 'the most rounded school in England'. We challenged him to detail his knowledge of all schools from Durham to Cornwall. He smiled...
Since 2011, Richard Merriman, who easily matches his surname as he fizzes along into his late 50s and dresses in tasteful tweed, entirely in keeping with the kind of country school that Foremarke is. Educated in Loughborough, both at the grammar school and the university, he took a multi-faceted teaching degree in PE, sports science and geography. Like many...
Special Education Needs
We have 3 qualified SEN, Dyslexia Institute trained teachers. Children are supported on a group or individual basis and are either supported in the classroom environment or withdrawn for specialist tuition.
|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|