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Everything you could wish for here: sports hall, purpose-built theatre, indoor swimming pool and award-winning classroom block complete with its own weather station, and even a red letter box outside the front door; not to mention dens, zip wires and an assault course. Some trips and treats on Sundays but most activities on site – the banning of hand-held games consoles has been surprisingly well received by the children: ‘Now I have more people to play with,’ said one. Inspired heads of art and DT – you can feel the buzz as you walk in the door, and…

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What the school says...

Brambletye is situated in its own wooded estate of 140 acres in rural Sussex. The School has always been run along family lines, with a distinctive warm and friendly atmosphere. Brambletye aims to produce happy, confident, all-rounded children who work hard and enjoy all the extra-curricular facilities on offer. At weekends, there is a full programme of activities for the boarders and children are encouraged to make constructive use of their spare time. The environment is inspirational and pupils develop a love of learning and life. Children leave us full of confidence and ready for the world beyond. ...Read more

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Headmaster

Since September 2015, William Brooks, previously deputy head at Port Regis school. Studied combined arts at Durham; also has a PGCE and an MBA in educational leadership. Has also been deputy head at Bruern Abbey and Sunningdale. At Port Regis, he taught maths and coached sport - he is a keen sportsman and plays cricket and golf in his spare time. Wife Amelia plays a leading role at Brambletye; their three children have joined the school.

Entrance

No assessment for pre-prep but likes to see previous school reports. Consciously broad intake, but has introduced an assessment morning and reasoning tests and a chat for the prep school. About half come up from pre-prep and the rest from elsewhere. Will only turn a child away if it is felt they would not be able to cope with...

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Special Education Needs

Brambletye School prepares children for Common Entrance. It makes provision for children with learning differences through differentiated work and in-class support in the Pre-Prep. Department and through differentiation and streaming in the Prep. School from Year 5 onwards. We have a full-time Learning Development Co-ordinator and a team of teachers qualified in assisting pupils with mild to moderate specific learning difficulties, especially dyslexia. We also have a visiting Speech and Language therapist and Occupational Therapist. Lessons are conducted on a 1:1 and small group basis. Visiting staff work closely with the Co-ordinator, Director of Studies and subject staff, monitoring pupil achievement through regular departmental & whole school meetings and assessments. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
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
Not Applicable
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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