BGS Infant and Juniors A GSG School
- BGS Infant and Juniors
- Head: Mr Peter Huckle
- T 01179 736109
- F 01179 741941
- E recruitment@bg…bristol.sch.uk
- W www.bristolgra…arschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bristol
- Pupils: 333
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £7,770 - £9,450 pa
- Open days: Please contact admissions for details
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
High standards and expectations from staff and – especially – parents, but school makes sure pupils don't feel under pressure. 'There is a certain drive but the children are not aware of it,' a mum said. Others added: 'Plenty of...
What the school says...
The best way to appreciate the distinctive difference between BGS Infants and Juniors and every other school is to come for a visit. You will see for yourself what a happy place the school is and the enthusiasm each child brings to it every day.
Because we know what a big step their new start here will be, from the moment children arrive, we make sure they're comfortable and supported. Our aim is to help every child flourish, both in and out of the classroom. Each will have a particular interest or talent and whether that passion is mainstream or more unusual, we help them enjoy it.
We know that the years spent here in the Infant and Junior Schools are so important in providing a strong foundation for the step up to secondary education and a happy and fulfilling future. Our aim is for children to leave us as confident, independent thinkers with a love of learning who are ready to enjoy all the opportunities ahead. Do come and see us to discover for yourself what a very special place it is ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysHigh standards and expectations from staff and – especially – parents, but school makes sure pupils don't feel under pressure. 'There is a certain drive but the children are not aware of it,' a mum said. Others added: 'Plenty of positive encouragement'; 'Everyone has a chance to shine'; 'Verbal praise, rewards, lots to strive for'...
Head of Junior School
Since 2011, Peter Huckle BA, MEd, PGCE. Educated at Monks Park School, Bristol; Birmingham University and Bristol University. Taught geography at Patchway High School for two years before joining BGS in 1980. Has held various teaching roles in 35 years at BGS including head of house, head of years 7 and 8 and deputy head, but describes current role as 'the best job in the school'. Soft-spoken and smiling, his passion for education is clearly as strong as...
Special Education Needs
We aim to accommodate and meet the needs of all pupils who gain places through our academic selection procedures. We have some experience of supporting able children with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, and do this through collaboration with specialist teachers who visit the school. Regrettably our site is not wheelchair friendly and this may pose problems for children with specific physical difficulties, though our disability access planning will slowly improve this. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|