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Uncompromising on the outside but inside one of the most efficient and welcoming schools we’ve ever come across – and that includes the parents, available just about instantly to extol the delights of this small scale haven for girls. Pace, never sluggish (it’s individual sciences from year 7, for example), ‘kicks up a notch in year 9,’ said a parent. Gentle insistence on organisational skills pays dividends, say parents. It all starts early, from participation in the whole school play...

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What the school says...

Croydon High School offers a broad curriculum and academic strength is matched by a wide range of exciting extra-curricular opportunities. Girls are set high standards and are challenged to recognise their individual abilities and to aim to do their very best in all areas of school life. Croydon High is recognised at national level in a number of sports and renowned for high standards of performance in Music and Art. Croydon High operates one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh Award schemes in the country and sixth formers also participate bi-annually in World Challenge. Personal tours available on request to Mrs Sharon Smith, Admissions Registrar, on 020 8260 7543 ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking English Language & Lit at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)

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Head

Since September 2016, Mrs Emma Pattison BA (30s). Previously deputy head (academic) at St John’s School, Leatherhead, preceded by spells at Guildford High School (four years as head of MFL for juniors and seniors) and Caterham (languages teacher and head of year 8). Experience in co-ed schools hasn’t dimmed enthusiasm for single sex education. ‘When you can tailor the curriculum for the kinds of things you know girls will enjoy, it’s so exciting,’ she says.

Though teaching runs in the family (mother and grandmother) and Mrs Pattison had loved her year abroad as student languages assistant, it was only after a short spell as a management trainee that she saw the light and changed careers. Describes first headship as wonderful ‘in every way’, from school culture (‘sensational’) to buzzy, intelligent...

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Special Education Needs

The school takes an active approach towards identifying and supporting pupils with specific learning needs. Diagnostic screening is given in the Junior School and in Year 7; concerns about individuals raised at a later stage are thoroughly investigated by specialist teachers. Appropriate supporting strategies, discussed with the pupil and her parents, are implemented in the classroom to ensure that each pupil achieves her full learning potential.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
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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