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As for empowering the children, they are gradually given responsibilities: first in their form, then later via more expansive opportunities, such as the school council. All year 6 children are now prefects with discrete areas of responsibility which, says the...

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We expect a lot of our pupils at Stockport Grammar School Junior School; we want them to grow up with confidence and an enthusiasm for learning, to enjoy success without losing humility, and to strive for high standards in everything they do without a fear of failure, and without being under undue pressure. We want them to respect themselves and each other. ...Read more

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As for empowering the children, they are gradually given responsibilities: first in their form, then later via more expansive opportunities, such as the school council. All year 6 children are now prefects with discrete areas of responsibility which, says the head, ‘won’t eat into their time’. He is very respectful of the latter...

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Since September 2014, Tim Wheeler (BA MA PGCE FRSA , Sheffield, Cambridge and Bath). ‘Respect without awe’ is his preferred style and it shows; during our visit, smiley children wander up to him to enthuse about various charitable projects they want to initiate and he, with perfect recall of their last conversation on the topic, is able to give them next steps and arrange a further chat. Previously headmaster of Hereford Cathedral Junior School, before that director of studies at Bilton Grange, he...

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Special Education Needs

Stockport Grammar Junior School is a selective school which accepts pupils on the basis of aptitudes and abilities. The School welcomes enquiries from parents of pupils with additional and special educational needs. Reasonable adjustments can be made within the classroom to support such pupils and the School has a Learning Support Department to co-ordinate this. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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