Altrincham Preparatory School A GSG School
- Altrincham Preparatory School
- Head: Mr A. C. Potts
- T 01619 283366
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.altprep.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 2 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Trafford
- Pupils: 325
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £6,030 - £8,055 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
'I could write a whole essay on why APS is a fantastic school,' said one parent. 'We have watched our son develop into a fine, confident, caring and intelligent young man from being a shy and timid 3 year old. He has always been happy at APS and they have prepared him well for the next big step to grammar school.'
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2000, Mr Andrew Potts BSc PGCE, married with five grown up children, formerly secondary deputy head at the British School of Paris. He’s a zoologist by training (note the animal skulls in his office) but doesn’t currently teach. He is however very involved in the teaching in that he works with the staff to develop their skills, especially with reference to teaching boys. Male role models are important here, and alongside competence in the classroom he asks that all his staff have a ‘passion for learning that they want to share with the boys’. He has travelled widely and has a wide range of interests, music being a key love of his life and, fittingly, he’s keen for the school to become a choral school. Hugely likeable if somewhat avuncular and...
Special Education Needs
Our SEN provision is mainly for boys with differing degrees of dyslexia, some A.D.D. and some dyspraxia.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|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|