Belhaven Hill School A GSG School
- Belhaven Hill School
- Head: Henry Knight
- T 01368 862785
- F 01368 865225
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.belhavenhill.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 7 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: East Lothian
- Pupils: 125
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Day £10,740– £15,450; Boarding £22,077 pa
- Open days: September and March
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Bracing sea air. Streams of unbeaten teams in almost every discipline. Regular trips to Hillend artificial ski slope. Young encouraged to have their own chunk of the head’s walled garden in which they take great pride: fierce competition for annual trophies.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2016, Henry Knight, previously head of Woodcote House. BA in classical civilization (Royal Holloway), PGCE, MEd (40s). WH is the only school he has worked in previously. Joined as an English teacher there in 2003, a complete career change after running corporate hospitality for Berry Bros. ‘As part of that I set up a wine school and found I enjoyed imparting information and became sure education was what I wanted to do,’ he says. He saw an ad for a junior English teacher and house master at WH and the rest is history. Paid his dues as head of department, then joined the senior management team and took on several greater responsibilities before eventually becoming head. Married to Susannah, who will play an active role at the school. They have three children...
Special Education Needs
The Learning Support department at Belhaven Hill is a vibrant team headed by a full-time member of teaching staff, supported by three part-time assistants. This team allows children with wide and diverse needs to receive the support they require and deserve. We respond to individual needs and to the pattern of the children’s day. Some pupils become regular visitors to the LS “Hut” while others receive help in the classrooms, enabling them to fully access the curriculum. The “Hut” also provides a space for children to come to discuss any concerns, catch up on missed or incomplete work and practice other skills, such as typing or multiplication tables.
|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)||Y|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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||Y|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|