Maidwell Hall A GSG School
- Maidwell Hall
- Head: Mr Robert Lankester
- T 01604 686234
- F 01604 686659
- E headmaster@mai…wellhall.co.uk
- W www.maidwellhall.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 7 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Northamptonshire
- Pupils: 123
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: Boarding £19,026 - £25,350; Day £16,500 pa
- Open days: May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Pupils are courteous, well-behaved and good company. When benefactor Oliver Wyatt was once asked about the ideal Maidwell pupil, he described him/her as the sort of child who ‘was invited to someone’s house and invited back again.’ His view still...
What the school says...
The school features full boarding with plenty of parent access. Two or three leave outs per term run from Friday at 12.30pm until Monday at 7.30pm. In their first year children have the option of weekly boarding. There is also an attractive day pupil package. A significant building programme during the last 8 years has given the school enviable facilities including most recently an indoor swimming pool. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysPupils are courteous, well-behaved and good company. When benefactor Oliver Wyatt was once asked about the ideal Maidwell pupil, he described him/her as the sort of child who ‘was invited to someone’s house and invited back again.’ His view still holds true, with Maidwell putting an emphasis on being kind, well-mannered...
Since 2001, Mr Robert Lankester MA PGCE (50s). Educated at Elstree School, Charterhouse and Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he read history. Worked as city stockbroker for seven years before deciding he wanted to teach – ‘the best decision I ever made.’ After PGCE at Durham, he spent 13 years at Uppingham, 10 as a housemaster. Enthusiastic and focused, with firm, no-nonsense approach. School has thrived under his leadership and introduction of girls in 2010 – ‘a very exciting development,’ he says – has gone smoothly....
Special Education Needs
The school has a strong learning support department which provides extra lessons for those who need them. This covers moderate learning difficulties associated with dyslexia or dyspraxia together with study skills lessons and more general subject support. 10-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|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|
|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|