Forest Preparatory School A GSG School
- Forest Preparatory School
- Head: Andrew Noakes
- T 020 8520 1744
- F 020 8520 3656
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.forest.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Waltham Forest
- Pupils: 273
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £11,607 - £13,461 pa
- Open days: September
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Forest School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Pupils seem to be busy, happy and oblivious. They are taught in buildings alive with a heritage dating back to the school's foundation in 1834. Even with its Georgian buildings, this school has......
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What The Good Schools Guide saysPupils seem to be busy, happy and oblivious. They are taught in buildings alive with a heritage dating back to the school's foundation in 1834. Even with its Georgian buildings, this school has...
Since 2012, Mr Andrew Noakes MA education, Open University (30s). Previously head of Northampton Junior School. Studied at Reed's, Surrey, then De Montfort, where he read European studies and French. He trained at St George’s College; has also been director of studies at Bedford Modern Junior School. Described as ‘calm and unflappable’, he is married to a teacher and has two daughters.
Main entries at 4 and 7 via play-based or literacy/numeracy assessments. Most pupils come from the local area and there is a good mix of ethnic backgrounds.
Special Education Needs
In recognition and support of those pupils with a specific learning difficulty a designated learning support teacher carries out initial screening and when necessary, arranges for further testing by a specialist. In the light of the report, the school discusses with the parents, suitable learning support provision and support strategies which are laid out in IEP.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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|