Fern Hill Primary School A GSG School
- Fern Hill Primary School
- Head: Mr Adam Scott
- T 020 8247 0300
- F 020 8247 0309
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.fernhill.kingston.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kingston-Upon-Thames
- Pupils: 670
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 25th June 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 25th June 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A top-notch school – regularly vies with neighbouring Latchmere for unofficial 'best in borough' award. Sets high standards, has high expectations and unsurprisingly attracts high numbers of the white middle classes who abound in this area. A real community school...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysA top-notch school – regularly vies with neighbouring Latchmere for unofficial 'best in borough' award. Sets high standards, has high expectations and unsurprisingly attracts high numbers of the white middle classes who abound in this area. A real community school – just be aware that the community is North Kingston, swarming with...
Since April 2015, Adam Scott, previously deputy head, who has been at the school for over 15 years.
Very popular, very oversubscribed, move very close. Usual local authority admissions criteria apply, which essentially means siblings and distance. Obviously catchment varies, but always tight - anecdotally an 800m radius most recently. Due to population bulge, Kingston has had a problem with reception place numbers and the school is expanding. Worth staying on the waiting list as there is a trickle of mobility in the area and...
Special Education Needs
We aim to provide sufficient and appropriate support to pupils who have been identified as having special needs to ensure they make good appropriate progress in their learning. Children are taught as part of the mainstream classes although they may qualify for 1:1 support or additional time from our Taeching Assistants. We do not have a special unit; our SENCO is also our inclusion manager and is well qualified to provide advice and training to teachers and support staff. She also provides outreach support for other schools in the borough who have pupils with autism as part of our Enhanced Specialist Teaching Arrangement with the LA. There is a strong commitment of all staff to SEN/inclusion with continuous training including: ASD, Speech and Language, MCD, basic Makaton. We have good liaison with special schools and external specialists. In addition we have an excellent SEN team of SENCO and TAs /LSAs, who have all attended speech and language course and various others. 09-09
|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|