Cheltenham College Preparatory School A GSG School
- Cheltenham College Preparatory School
- Head: Mr Whybrow
- T 01242 522697
- F 01242 265620
- E theprep@chelte…hamcollege.org
- W www.cheltenhamcollege.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 13 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Gloucestershire
- Pupils: 395
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £7,680 - £17,250; Boarding £17,175 - £22,410 pa
- Open days: March and October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Cheltenham College
What The Good Schools Guide says..
High-ceilinged classrooms, old wooden desks and iPads – teaching and learning at Cheltenham College Prep is a creative mix of the best of traditional methods and the latest technology... During our visit Mr W reduced a class of three-year-olds, their...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysHigh-ceilinged classrooms, old wooden desks and iPads – teaching and learning at Cheltenham College Prep is a creative mix of the best of traditional methods and the latest technology... During our visit Mr W reduced a class of three-year-olds, their elegant ballet mistress and this reviewer to hysterical laughter by his attempts at ‘naughty toes’ and ‘good toes’. I’m sure he wouldn’t mind us observing that ...
Since September 2013, Mr Jonathan Whybrow BEd (50s). Educated at St Paul’s School and ‘loved every minute.’ Joined the Royal Marines and then studied for a BEd in physical education and geography at Exeter. Much of his early career was spent at schools in or near London including Latymer Upper, Emanuel School, Devonshire House Prep (where he was deputy head). Previous headships at City of London Freemen’s School, Ashtead...
Special Education Needs
The Learning Support Department has been created to ensure that we provide each child with the opportunity to fulfil his or her individual potential, by creating a secure and sensitive environment for effective learning, in order to assist them to function in our mainstream school. We aim to develop a positive attitude towards learning by providing support where appropriate to develop self-esteem and general self-confidence. To achieve this, the pupils are provided with programmes to develop improved techniques and address areas of difficulty. From entry, our assessment procedure allows us to monitor progress to ensure each child’s requirements are catered for. We provide small group teaching, in class support and individual teaching and work very closely with subject staff, and class teachers, to ensure continuity within the curriculum.
|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|