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  • Aldro
    Lombard Street
    GU8 6AS
  • Head: Mr James Hanson
  • T 01483 810266
  • F 01483 409010
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  • A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 7 to 13
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Surrey
  • Pupils: 220
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: Day £15,915 - £17,670; Boarding £21,330 - £23,085 pa
  • Open days: October, March, June
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

An old-fashioned, traditional school which sees itself as very much part of the ‘establishment’ of leading public schools. With academics at its core, be aware that the thrust of the place is to get the boys to major public boarding...

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What The Good Schools Guide says

An old-fashioned, traditional school which sees itself as very much part of the ‘establishment’ of leading public schools. With academics at its core, be aware that the thrust of the place is to get the boys to major public boarding schools. ‘It’s an unspoken...


Since September 2015, Mr James Hanson, previously head of the boys's senior school at the Royal School, Haslemere. Studied maths and zoology at Oxford; MPhil in maths education from Brunel. Ten years at Harrow, where he was senior maths master, head of the G&T programme and of rowing, and deputy housemaster. He is married to Jenny, and they have two daughters.


At 7+ a largely local intake. School is full and with a waiting list – boarding numbers are up since introduction of more flexible system but generally more competition for day places...

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Special Education Needs

On entry to Aldro, boys are assessed in literacy, numeracy and cognitive skills. Together with this profile and the awareness of the teaching staff, we are able to identify boys presenting with specific learning difficulties. Learning support is offered as 1:1 lessons working from a carefully devised Individual Education Plan detailing targets, strategies and resources to be used. Progress is monitored and reported to parents. The qualified SEN tutors are dedicated to helping each pupil to reach potential and value the involvement of parents towards this goal. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers 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
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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