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Parents describe 'an amazingly calm and welcoming atmosphere; it was a bit like house-hunting when you walk into a property and you know it’s "the one" – we walked down the school drive...turned to each other and said "yes, this is the school for our son".' This boy-centric school exudes energy and enthusiasm – plenty of competition in everything from sport to reading and times tables. Apart from the occasional grumble about homework, the boys are a happy bunch. They describe the teachers as 'friendly' and whilst they are undoubtedly kept very busy…

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Head master

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...

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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 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
Hospital School
Mental health
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

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