Cranmore School A GSG School
- Cranmore School
- Head: Mr Michael Connolly
- T 01483 280340
- F 01483 280341
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.cranmoreprep.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 2.5 to 13 and girls aged from 2.5 to 7
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 475
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Fees: £11,385 - £13,650 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Sport is the 'wow' factor which attracts lively, active types to Cranmore. The facilities are 'amazing' and coaching is 'totally professional' with a 'squeaky clean, gentlemanly sporting ethos'. Exposure to variety is a big positive: by the time pupils leave they will have had the opportunity to try over...
What the school says...
The presence of girls in our Bright Stars Nursery has been a tremendous success and we extended this provision in September 2014 when girls joined our Reception Year. We are delighted to announce that Cranmore will become fully co-educational in stages from September 2016. Girls will join Year 3 and thereafter progress through the school up to Year 8.
Cranmore has an impressive academic record underpinned by strong pastoral care. Each individual matters and we want the very best for all our pupils so that they develop a love for learning and make strong friendships.sport. Pupils are encouraged to follow their own interests and develop to the best of their abilities. Academic life is strong with pupils going onto the region's leading senior schools and many scholarships awarded each year. Whilst academic excellence is vitally important, we also enjoy an outstanding reputation for our Sport, Music and exceptional extra-curricular programme
Cranmore's most recent ISI Report (May 2013) confirms the school's status as one of the region's leading prep schools. The Report awards Cranmore an impressive set of 'Excellents' across the board. The Nursery, Bright Stars at Cranmore for girls & boys aged 2 to 4 years, was awarded a corresponding grade of 'Outstanding' in the recent Inspection. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2006, Mr Michael Connolly BSc BA MA MEd (50s). Scottish, quietly confident, straight bat, no nonsense. Years of experience as teacher, housemaster and head in a number of HMC senior and prep schools. He keeps active with squash, tennis and dog walking; reads something philosophical or theological most days (his arts subjects) and enjoys a broad musical taste. Mrs Connolly is a qualified teacher who also works in the school in the marketing department and shows prospective parents around. They have three sons, all in their 20s.
Parents tell us he was initially single minded in developing Cranmore; subsequently he has consulted and communicated with pupils and parents, taking account of their opinions; ultimately he knows where he is taking the school. Thoughtful and considered, he tackles difficult topics...
Special Education Needs
We provide individual help for children with mild to moderate specific learning difficulties/dyslexia. We make available the services, within school hours, of a speech and language therapist and an occupational therapist. 09-09
|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)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|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|