Dragon School A GSG School
- Dragon School
- T 01865 315405
- F 01865 311664
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.dragonschool.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Oxfordshire
- Pupils: 845
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Day £10,500 - £18,690; Boarding £26,940 pa
- Open days: Autumn and Spring; individual appointments throughout the year.
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
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What the Good Schools Guide says...
A charmingly unpretentious, relaxed atmosphere. The head confesses they are relaxed about petty issues – untucked shirts, scruffy uniform and clutter...Some grumbles about middle of the road children lost in the masses...play by the river still possible as long as a child can swim two lengths of the pool fully clothed.
What the school says...
The Dragon is a highly renowned boarding and day school in Oxford for boys and girls from 4 to 13 years. The Dragons outstanding, all-round education encourages, enquiry, confidence, individuality and a love of learning. A creative academic curriculum is extended with extensive programmes of sport, music, drama, clubs activities. Family-style boarding in ten boarding houses from age 8 is at the heart of the school. Pupils of wide-ranging ability excel at the Dragon; this years leavers achieving excellent results at Common Entrance as well as 43 scholarships and awards to the countrys leading public schools.
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Special Education Needs
We offer support on a withdrawal basis up to two lessons a week. Children are taught in the Learning Support department by dyslexic trained teachers. Maths and Literacy support is offered. Mildly dyspraxic children are supported by way of a Motor skills program which runs before school three times a week. Children with mild Speech and Language difficulties have a lesson once a week from a visiting Speech and Language Therapist whom parents pay directly.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|BESD - Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty|
|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|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
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