Grimsdell, Mill Hill Pre-Preparatory School A GSG School
- Grimsdell, Mill Hill Pre-Preparatory School
- Head: Mrs Kate Simon
- T 020 8959 6884
- F 020 8959 4626
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.grimsdell.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 7 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Barnet
- Pupils: 187
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: £6,366 - £13,836 pa
- Open days: January, May and October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Mill Hill School, Belmont Mill Hill Preparatory School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A firm believer in the great outdoors, Grimsdell has its own Forest School. Each session has a theme and activities can range from mini beast hunting to fire building and cooking outdoors. With a school that states boldly in their...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysA firm believer in the great outdoors, Grimsdell has its own Forest School. Each session has a theme and activities can range from mini beast hunting to fire building and cooking outdoors. With a school that states boldly in their prospectus, ‘there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing’, you better be sure...
Since September 2014, Mrs Kate Simon (40s). A current Grimsdell parent, Mrs Simon is no stranger to headship. Between 2002 and 2008 she was head of the junior school of the Royal School, Hampstead (now incorporated into North Bridge Senior) and from 2008 was head of Girls’ Upper School at Garden House School in Chelsea.
Heavily oversubscribed, due in part to it being non-selective at age 3 or 4. ‘I don’t feel comfortable with failing children at that age’, says the...
Special Education Needs
Grimsdell has a Special Needs Co-ordinator who works with children individually and in small groups. The needs of the pupil may be identified by either the parent or the class teacher and it is the teacher's professional judgement, in consultation with colleagues and his/her understanding and awareness of the individual needs, which is central to the special educational needs provision at Grimsdell.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)||Y|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment||Y|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty||Y|
|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||Y|
|VI - Visual Impairment|