Aysgarth School A GSG School
- Aysgarth School
- Head: Rob Morse
- T 01677 450240
- F 01677 450736
- E email@example.com
- W www.aysgarthschool.com
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 3 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: North Yorkshire
- Pupils: 202
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: Boarding £22,920; Day £7,455- £18,300 pa
- Open days: Pre-Prep May. The Prep School prefers to arrange personal visits.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
As you journey from the entrance your eye is caught by the profusion of discarded balls in the grounds, underlying a parent’s description of 'a place where boys can be boys', though girls are welcomed into pre-prep. Sport is high profile and they play to win, while still managing a well done and a slap on the back for the chap who comes last. Rugby, football, shooting, fishing....
What the school says...
The school consists of a Preparatory school for boys (8 - 13 yrs) and a Pre-Prep and Nursery which is coeducational. The Prep School is the only all boys boarding prep school in Northern Britain and could be described as a boys' paradise when visited on a Sunday afternoon in summer with boys playing all sorts of games all over the beautiful grounds. The boarding accommodation is excellent. Boys are prepared for the country's leading independent boarding schools such as Eton and Harrow. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2015, Rob Morse, previously head of Perrot Hill, with his wife Lottie and their children, Daisy and Harry, and black labrador, Nel. Moved from Somerset, though no newcomer to the north as former deputy head at S Anselm's in Derbyshire. Summary view of parents who have met him is ‘that he will serve Aysgarth very well and with his wife will build on the successes of the [previous head and family] Goddards’.
Head of co-ed pre-prep since 2014, Mrs Susie Drake BEd primary education, Liverpool University (early 40s). Has over 20 years’, predominantly state school experience, most recently as a primary school adviser for 17 schools in North Yorkshire. Previous roles include early years consultant, deputy headteacher at a Skipton primary school and leading teacher for IT. Interested in...
Special Education Needs
Aysgarth School has a Learning Support Department. This comprises a team of teachers with extra qualifications and experience concerned with a variety of special educational needs. They work in support of the whole teaching staff from the Pre-Prep upwards to provide a comprehensive package of support in line with the 'Code of Practice in the Identification and Assessment of Special Needs' published by the DES in 1994 and the revised Code of Practice 2001. Aysgarth School follows a graduated approach to Learning Support. Literacy and numeracy assessments are undertaken by pupils. Those pupils with concerns are offered dyslexia screening tests and more detailed assessments. Discussion between parents, child and teachers takes place. Support is offered with targets based on an Individual Education Plan. The Learning Support Department also offers support in handwriting, reading, balance and co-ordination through Brain Gym and Study Skills.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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||Y|
|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|