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A creative, family-run day school for children aged 3 to 11, in the heart of London with an Outstanding Ofsted. Nurturing independent, curious, resilient learners. Celebrating childhood since 1978.

Dallington was founded in 1978 by Mogg Hercules MBE, a maverick and an innovator who believed that children should be listened to and included in their learning, that they should be encouraged to challenge and to be challenged in a secure and stimulating environment that promotes discovery and values a love of learning.  Dallington celebrates individuality, nurtures confident, independent and inquisitive children who are allowed to naturally progress through their Dallington Journey.    

Children from 3 to 11 work and play cooperatively in an informal, bright and airy, open-plan environment.  Mixed ages learn alongside each other, in an atmosphere of mutual respect, where everyone is on first-name terms and there is no uniform.  Throughout the school, a widely creative, cross-curricular and topic-based approach to learning is enjoyed.

Founded by Mogg and now run by her daughter, this family-run school in the heart of London continues to innovate in its outstanding, exciting and widely creative approach to learning.  Celebrating childhood and growing lovely adults.
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Special Education Needs

Dallington School is a non-selective school. It is our aim to include and make provision for all children, regardless of their needs. There will be times when a child, or group of children, requires some additional input and this will be dependent on need. This support may be provided by our own staff or by external professionals who work with the school. Parents of all children receiving support are consulted and kept fully informed. We work to ensure we have accurate and up to date information on all children to inform our additional provision. English as an Additional Language (EAL) Our community includes many families with a home language or languages other than English. The priority for our EAL speakers is to ensure they access the curriculum and make progress alongside their peers. Where necessary we provide targeted intervention using a variety of resources including teaching and learning materials aimed at supporting pupil’s language development. Where necessary we will liaise with outside agencies for additional pupil support. We actively promote language awareness and whole school language initiatives celebrating the variety of languages spoken in school and the wider community. Differentiation We are fully committed to the notion of a broad and balanced curriculum and in this spirit work to identify and respond to the width of children’s talents where practical. Children who need additional support and challenge are identified through regular assessment. Records are kept and regular monitoring ensures that progress is steady and in line with expectations. For all children who require additional or different support, we liaise with outside agencies.


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