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Still passionate about teaching. ‘It would be a deal breaker for me if I had to come out of the classroom,’ she states. One of the college’s main selling points is the small classes, with a maximum of nine pupils at GCSE and eight at A level. ‘A luxurious way to learn and a luxurious way to teach,’ says head. School bends over backwards to put on whatever class is requested, even if only one pupil is taking the subject, eg Japanese. One mother we spoke to felt many of the pupils here are not the sort who care much about making a sports team or school orchestra...

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Principal

Since 2012, Dr Sally Powell, BA PGCE MPhil DPhil (Oxon). Degree in English literature from Royal Holloway, London. Masters and doctorate in Victorian literature. Teaches English literature A level for four hours a week and tends to take the fast track group. Still passionate about teaching. ‘It would be a deal breaker for me if I had to come out of the classroom,’ she states. Huge Brontë fan: ‘If I can teach Wuthering Heights then I normally do.’ Has been here for over 15 years, previously as vice principal and deputy principal. More than 20 other members of staff have also been here more than a decade. ‘I’m the new girl!’ she jokes. Loves theatre and art. One teenage daughter who is destined to come here for her A levels. ‘She would come here...

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Special Education Needs

We can give effective learning support to those with mild learning difficulties, such as dyslexia. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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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