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Glorious herd of Elmer elephants made from plastic milk cartons and coloured paper. Lovely singing – the most in-tune bunch of rising 5s we've heard. Easy to understand why this is possibly the most oversubscribed junior school in London......

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The pre-preparatory department occupies 7 Bishopswood Road and is headed up by Mrs Diane Hecht.

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Glorious herd of Elmer elephants made from plastic milk cartons and coloured paper. Lovely singing – the most in-tune bunch of rising 5s we've heard. Easy to understand why this is possibly the most oversubscribed junior school in London...

Head of Junior School

Since 2002, Mr Mark James BA MA. 'Parents love him,' one fan told us. 'He's involved in everything.' Another said: 'he's fantastic.' You get the idea. He's also head of admissions for the whole school and had the task of transforming the boys' 7-13 prep into a modern mixed 7-11 junior school. Voila! Came from King's Wimbledon Junior where he'd been deputy head. An enthusiast and can-do character, he's just the man to cheer everyone along.

Mrs Diane Hecht DCE (50s) has been head of pre-prep since 2010. Previously deputy head of St Columba's...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health Y
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 Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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