Amesbury A GSG School
- Head: Mr Nigel Taylor
- T 01428 604322
- F 01428 607715
- E enquiries@ames…ryschool.co.uk
- W www.amesburyschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 349
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £9,705 - £14,850 pa
- Open days: October, February and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Wherever we went, a mop or broom was sure to be in attendance close by. Much appreciated cleaning team was particularly busy in recently (and handsomely) refurbished separate nursery/reception building - all whiteness and brightness, with space for big, pristine,...
What the school says...
Amesbury is the only co-educational prep school in Hindhead/Haslemere and a gateway to a range of senior schools. We are a family school where siblings study together. Places are offered by date of registration not competitive entry, no commitments at weekends and prep is completed at school.
Pre-nursery operates all year round. No curriculum hierarchy - children are able to find a language in which they are articulate, which builds confidence. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysWherever we went, a mop or broom was sure to be in attendance close by. Much appreciated cleaning team was particularly busy in recently (and handsomely) refurbished separate nursery/reception building - all whiteness and brightness, with space for big, pristine, set piece indoor toys, recently enhanced with modish freeflow into secure outside area (complete with inevitable freeflow mud), all presided over by...
Since 1994, Mr Nigel Taylor BSc PGCE MA (50s). Previously deputy head, St Paul’s School, São Paulo. Married to Caroline. Attractively self-deprecating with lashings of charm, used to devastating effect on prospective parents who may see the strings being pulled but succumb anyway. Sensibly takes most round himself. ‘He was down on the carpet playing with my son,’ says mother, who signed up on the strength of it, despite having previously registered elsewhere.
Special Education Needs
The school currently has three full time special needs specialists. The primary area of specialism is in dyslexic support. 10-09
|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|
|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|