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The school remains on its original site in what was once a large private house near Marble Arch, the domestic-like interior providing bright, cheerful classrooms, but no outside space. Children pay a daily visit to Hyde Park – just across the road – for fresh air, quick cricket and free play. A traditional academic school, taking in a reasonably broad spectrum of children and providing the opportunity for all to excel. ‘There’s an impressive standard of work without any hothouse-vibe,’ said one parent...

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What the school says...

Our aim is to create a happy environment which fosters lively, motivated and interested children who have not only confidence in their own abilities but also a considerate awareness of their peers.

Fees cover lunches, all sports activities, clubs, school trips and travel.

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Since 2017, Victoria Hampton, 40s. A former ice-skating champion, who joined the British Olympic team at 14, Mrs Hampton was educated mainly at Queen’s Gate School. After injury curtailed her career, however, she took an early years foundation degree and Montessori diploma, before launching her own nursery school at just 24. The mother of three - two currently at the school - she initially joined family-run Connaught House at her in-laws' invitation, starting as a head of early years and spending four years as assistant principal, before taking over on her mother-in-law’s retirement. ‘I felt I really understood what the school was about.’ As well as continuing the tradition of ‘knowing the families inside out’, her own focus is on language, enrichment and, particularly, well-being - ‘I want it to be a fun, calm...

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Special Education Needs

Good for mild to moderate specific learning difficulties and those who require a nurturing environment but who will benefit from all the school offers. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
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 Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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