Bedford Girls’ Junior School A GSG School
- Bedford Girls’ Junior School
- Head: Mrs Carolyn Howe
- T 01234 361910
- F 01234 344125
- E juniorschool@b…lsschool.co.uk
- W www.bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 7 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bedford
- Pupils: 250
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Fees: £9,036 pa
- Open days: October, November, March and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Bedford Girls' School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Parents we spoke to were full of praise for the way the transition from the junior to the senior school is handled. Year 6 girls go to the senior school for science lessons and take part in......
What the school says...
Bedford Girls' School Junior School is based in Howard House opposite the Senior School.
The former Barnardos Home is set in delightful gardens, with the purpose-built Randle Hall well equipped to hold for Drama and Music productions.
Girls have access to the Senior School facilities including the sports hall, gym, swimming pool and Science laboratories.
Sixth Form girls keep in touch with the Junior School when they go across to listen to girls read. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysParents we spoke to were full of praise for the way the transition from the junior to the senior school is handled. Year 6 girls go to the senior school for science lessons and take part in...
Head of the Junior School
Since September 2012, Mrs Carolyn Howe, previously deputy head and acting head of pre-prep at James Allen’s Prep School in London.
Prospective pupils attend an assessment day, where skills in writing, reading and maths are assessed. They also take part in art, science and a circle group discussion.
Special Education Needs
All girls, whatever their specific learning requirements, can expect support and guidance to enable them to achieve their best both within the classroom and beyond it. The head of learning support works full time in school. He has accumulated extensive experience of supporting children who need learning support across the whole age range. He advises and liaises with staff, sees and supports girls, screens girls for specific learning difficulties when appropriate and contacts representatives of outside agencies as required.
|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)||Y|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment||Y|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty||Y|
|PD - Physical Disability||Y|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health||Y|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication||Y|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment||Y|