St John's-on-the-Hill School A GSG School
- St John's-on-the-Hill School
- Head: Mr Griffiths
- T 01291 622045
- F 01291 623932
- E Office@stjohns…nthehill.co.uk
- W www.stjohnsonthehill.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 1 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Gloucestershire
- Pupils: 188
- Religion: None
- Fees: Day £7,899 - £13,002; Boarding £18,297 pa
- Open days: One per term
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Boarders get a good deal here with lovely, mixed (not the dorms) accommodation, dedicated and well qualified houseparents who 'go the extra mile' to develop a family, home from home atmosphere....
What the school says...
Mr David Griffiths takes over as Headmaster in September 2015 following his time at St. John’s on-the-Hill as Deputy Head. Having trained at the University of Cardiff as a History teacher, his previous role was as Head of History for Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls. David leads St. John’s with the emphasis on the wrap around care for the child and their education. He firmly believes in open communication with parents, staff and governing bodies to ensure the overall development of each child is balanced and secure. David is married to Becky, a History teacher, and has two young children.
David Griffiths is pleased to welcome a new partner in the St. John’s strive for excellence as Dean Close, Cheltenham, take over ownership in 2015. This will enable the school to further improve their facilities whilst ensuring that the values and standards widely recognised continue to flourish at St. John’s on-the-Hill. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysBoarders get a good deal here with lovely, mixed (not the dorms) accommodation, dedicated and well qualified houseparents who 'go the extra mile' to develop a family, home from home atmosphere.
Since September 2016, Ruth Frett, previously housemistress at Cranleigh School. She has an English degree from St Andrews and moved on to Trinity College of Music, performing all over Europe as professional singer for 10 years. Four children later, she moved into teaching, via London primary and prep schools, becoming head of middle school, head of RS and chaplain at Cranleigh Prep. She currently teaches RS, classical civilisation and drama, and coaches netball and rounders.
Ruth is married to Dan, an American who works for a software company in the City as well as serving as a priest at
Special Education Needs
The SEN department is staffed by two full-time specialist teachers who offer one-to-one lessons and a small group sessions to children with dyslexia. A number of key workers and classroom assistants give support to children needing help in mainstream classes.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|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|