Wycliffe Preparatory School A GSG School
- Wycliffe Preparatory School
- Head: Mr Adrian Palmer
- T 01453 820470
- F 01453 825604
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.wycliffe.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 13 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Gloucestershire
- Pupils: 323
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Fees: Day £6,600 - £13,410; Boarding £18,090 - £25,500 pa
- Open days: March
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Wycliffe College
What The Good Schools Guide says..
There are some distinguished athletes – one girl reached national biathlete standard, and other children who are interested in special sports or excel in any area are taken to local clubs in the evenings and get absolute top coaching, with...
What the school says...
Wycliffe is committed to fostering individual learning in all areas of the curriculum and pupils benefit from small class sizes with a high teacher to pupil ratio. One of Wycliffes aims is to cultivate each pupils unique talents and to bring out the best in its pupils by creating a supportive learning environment which promotes individual achievements in all fields. Specialist teachers ensure outstanding teaching delivery across the curriculum and a wide variety of extra-curricular activities enable the school to offer a fully-rounded education designed to develop confidence and self-esteem. Wycliffe enjoys excellent academic traditions and offers both academic and non-academic scholarships at 11+ for academic excellence, art, drama, music and sport. There are generous bursaries available for HM Forces families. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThere are some distinguished athletes – one girl reached national biathlete standard, and other children who are interested in special sports or excel in any area are taken to local clubs in the evenings and get absolute top coaching, with some spectacular results. Masses of other activities...
Since 2003, Mr Adrian Palmer BA (rapidly approaching 60 but with no intention of retiring). An ex-maths and PE teacher, he had a spell as head at Warminster Preparatory School then moved to Rendcomb, where he started the junior school and built up numbers rapidly before moving to Wycliffe. Though he works closely with Wycliffe College as part of the overall leadership team, he enjoys the freedom and respect accorded him by the new head of college, which gives him complete control of development in the prep school. Married...
Special Education Needs
See Wycliffe College entry for details. School is registered with CReSTeD, for the teaching of children with dyslexia.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia||Y|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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|