Cumnor House School (Croydon) A GSG School
- Cumnor House School (Croydon)
168 Pampisford Road
- Head: Floyd Steadman
- T 020 8660 3445
- F 020 8645 2619
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.cumnorhouse.com
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 2 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Croydon
- Pupils: 600
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: £9,495 - £12,090 pa
- Open days: All visitors receive a guided tour of the school with the Headmaster.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Cumnor House School for Girls
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Everywhere we saw evidence of lively and careful teaching, and the boys were vociferous about how much they enjoyed lessons. 'History is my favourite, because it's all about old things, and did you know that Henry VIII died because his bottom exploded on the toilet!' cried a year 2 lad enthusiastically. The older boys were more...
What the school says...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2016, Floyd Steadman, previously head of Clifton Lodge. A former Saracens and English rugby player, he used to be director of sport and head of the junior section of St Paul's Juniors (previously Colet Court). He became deputy head of Belmont Mill Hill, then head of Downsend, before moving to Clifton Lodge in 2013. He has also been national squad adviser for the RFU and director of the Sports Aid Foundation.
Three form intake with 20 boys maximum in a class. Automatic entry from the school's Treetops Nursery, which parents told us they found a very attractive feature of the school. Otherwise, boys come in at 4+ for a taster day, which for most is nothing to worry about. Maths and English are checked to ascertain if the child will cope at Cumnor,...
Special Education Needs
Provision for SEN pupils In the Pre-prep, Learning Support Assistants help in each class with general day to day learning. They hear pupils read, targeting especially those who appear to be experiencing difficulties and work with them on other areas such as comprehension and times tables. Pupils are given an Individual Education Plan if their needs are such that it is thought that they should be highlighted. Twice yearly reviews of IEPs are held with parent /the class teacher /Head of Learning Support. Withdrawal lessons are provided individually and in small groups by the Head of Learning Support for all pupils in the Pre-prep who are having difficulties with their learning of whatever nature. In the Prep school, pupils are given an Individual Education Plan if their needs are such that it is thought that they should be highlighted. Withdrawal lessons are provided by the Head of Learning Support for all pupils who have had an Educational Psychologist’s assessment and report.Subject teachers monitor pupils’ progress through IEP targets. Work is differentiated within the classroom according to the specific needs of the pupil. Twice yearly reviews of IEPs are held with parents and the Head of Learning Support. Pupils on the Cause for Concern Lists are monitored by subject staff/Head of Learning Support. Work is differentiated within the classroom according to the specific needs of the pupil. Those in the Prep school who have an Educational Psychologist’s assessment and report are provided with withdrawal support from the Head of Learning Support. Pupils with Emotional and Behavioural difficulties are usually monitored by the Head of the Pre-prep/Head of Lower School/form tutors
|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|
|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|