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A Belmont child is a busy one. School opens at 7.30am for optional breakfast, and from there on in, a cascade of activities barely allows for an oxygen intake. A hundred clubs are on offer during lunchtime and after school, so if elastic or kicking a ball ain’t your thing – why not try ancient Greek? Colourful and interesting displays of student work adorn the corridors, and the pupils we witnessed, while not particularly noisy, were ‘spirited’.  A couple of parents we spoke to said that academia...

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What the school says...

Belmont Mill Hill Preparatory School is situated in the Green Belt on the borders of Hertfordshire and Middlesex, just ten miles from Central London. A part of the Mill Hill School Foundation which is set in 160 acres of beautiful grounds, Belmont stands in about 35 acres of its own woods. We provide a happy, secure and rich learning environment for boys and girls aged 7 to 13, the majority of whom move on at the end of Year 8 to the senior school, Mill Hill, which educates boys and girls from age 13 to 18. ...Read more

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

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Head

Since 2015, Leon Roberts MA PGCE. Taught history for four years in the state sector including a stint in the Lake District (‘stunning place, tough environments’), then moved to London where he worked in two north London comprehensives before a job came up at Keble Prep as head of history. ‘It wasn’t intentional to move to the private sector, but it was a really exciting opportunity to be head of history and coach cricket – two of my passions.’ Four years later he applied for the job as deputy head of Belmont, before being promoted to senior deputy head in 2010 and finally taking on the headmaster’s role.

Although he moved to the private sector, he still very much has his ear to the ground within the state sector. He...

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Special Education Needs

Belmont has a Special Needs Coordinator who works with children in class and withdraws small groups. She oversees the work of the visiting specialist teachers who provide one to one tuition for an additional fee. Belmont is able to help children with mild dyslexia or dyspraxia, whose intellectual ability is above average. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
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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