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Upbeat approach embraces learning needs, catering for rather more than advertised. One parent who packed tissues before meeting teachers, expecting to discuss behaviour issues, ended up being overwhelmed by praise. While arts feature large in pupils’ career horizons, sports almost as popular. Aspirations and confidence stem, think pupils, from school’s desire to ‘want you to like sport.’ Wherever we went, a mop or broom was sure to be in attendance close by. Much appreciated cleaning team was particularly busy in recently (and handsomely) refurbished separate nursery/reception building – all…

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What the school says...

Amesbury is the only co-educational prep school in Hindhead/Haslemere and a gateway to a range of senior schools. We are a family school where siblings study together. Places are offered by date of registration not competitive entry, no commitments at weekends and prep is completed at school.
Pre-nursery operates all year round. No curriculum hierarchy - children are able to find a language in which they are articulate, which builds confidence. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since September 2018, Sheina Wright, previously deputy head at Guildford High Junior School. English QTS degree from UWE Bristol; taught history at St Albans High junior before joining Guildford High Junior in 2003 where she has been head of year, head of English and director of studies. She and her partner, Adrian, have a son, Benji. The family enjoy travelling (most recently to Japan, Vietnam and Cambodia) and keeping active – running (with Benji as coach) and yoga are important pursuits, she is a sports fan and an ‘avid’ Spurs supporter.

Entrance

Through registration plus visit - not a formal assessment but the opportunity for child and school to get acquainted, pupils accepted until spaces filled. Scholarships (academic, tennis and expressive arts) available years 3 to 7 for those ‘head and shoulders above other very talented...

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Special Education Needs

The school currently has three full time special needs specialists. The primary area of specialism is in dyslexic support. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
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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