The Schools at Somerhill A GSG School
- The Schools at Somerhill
- Head: Mr J Coakley
- T 01732 352124
- F 01732 363381
- E Admissions@somerhill.org
- W www.somerhill.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kent
- Pupils: 592
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £6,942 - £14,730 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Somerhill is a terrifically sporty school, with over 500 fixtures annually. Hardly surprising given the sport-loving heads and extensive parkland that enables it to host large-scale events. ‘Provision is great if you’re into it, not so good for the non-sporty’,...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysSomerhill is a terrifically sporty school, with over 500 fixtures annually. Hardly surprising given the sport-loving heads and extensive parkland that enables it to host large-scale events. ‘Provision is great if you’re into it, not so good for the non-sporty’, says one parent, meaning there’s little escape and regular compulsory Saturday fixtures from year 5 for the boys. Parents say the school doesn’t wrap children up in cotton wool, and while ‘sporty kids would be in their element, it’s also good for wall-flowers … the art room is open for all at break times as is the library’.
Headmaster of Yardley Court and principal of The Schools at Somerhill: since 1998, John Coakley BA MA PGCE (50s). Educated at Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School in Salisbury, read English at York, followed by a PGCE at Oxford and...
Special Education Needs
We have four specialists working in the SEN department. Pupils are normally seen by withdrawal either in one to one situations or in small groups. Support is provided primarily for pupils with dyslexia and dyscalculia but we also have experience helping boys and girls with elements of mild Aspergers and ADD/ADHD. Nov 09.
|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)|
|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|