Sutton Valence Preparatory School A GSG School
- Sutton Valence Preparatory School
- Head: Malcolm Gough
- T 01622 842117
- F 01622 844201
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.svs.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kent
- Pupils: 326
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £8,490 - £13,035 pa
- Open days: October, February
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Sutton Valence School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Small classes, high standards and the same commitment to extracurricular activities as the senior school. Senior school's indoor pool, all-weather athletics track and dedicated cricket pitches supplement prep's own facilities....
What the school says...
SVPS is on a fine, safe rural site where the children enjoy a full and wide-ranging curriculum, which focuses on academic achievement, developing a community with high standards and respect for themselves and others, as well as giving opportunties to succeed outside of the classroom. We have a very successful record at entry to our senior school, Sutton Valence and other independent and local grammar schools. Accolades include:'Has exceeded all expectations'; 'The caring and professional attitude of the Headmaster and his team shine!' and 'My child loves attending the school and his confidence and ability is growing continuously. Its a happy place!' ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysSmall classes, high standards and the same commitment to extracurricular activities as the senior school. Senior school's indoor pool, all-weather athletics track and dedicated cricket pitches supplement prep's own facilities.
Since 2012, Mr Malcolm Gough BA LLB (Rhodes) LLM (Cape Town) PGCE (OU), previously head of teaching and learning at The Schools at Somerhill, Tonbridge. Originally from Zimbabwe. Studied law at Rhodes University and marine law at the University of Cape Town and came to UK in 1989. Completed his PGCE in 1994. Has also been director of studies at Winchester House School. Also Independent Schools Inspector. Married, with two small children who are attending the school. He enjoys sport, scuba-diving, reading, music, wildlife and the outdoors. Has developed the leadership programme alongside academia and the co-curricular.
Entry into nursery to year 2 is non-selective. For entry...
Special Education Needs
|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||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|