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  • Dulwich Hamlet Junior School
    Dulwich Village
    London
    SE21 7AL
  • Head: Mrs Claire Purcell
  • T 020 7525 9188
  • F 020 7525 9187
  • E office@dulwichham…uniorschool.org.uk
  • W www.dulwichham…uthwark.sch.uk
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 7 to 11
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Southwark
  • Pupils: 389
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: Open Days held between October and December
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 16th September 2008
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 17th November 2005
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

The school presents as a picture postcard Victorian school, with patterned brickwork and scalloped roof tiles, at the heart of picturesque Dulwich village, encircled by sunflowers in the summer, thrilling many a parent and passer-by with nostalgia. Ofsted, declaring it outstanding in every category, has long since moved on to other more variable territories. Teachers have two surprising qualities: they are young and quite often male. At least half of the students in each year group have represented the school, participating in football or netball tournaments...

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What the school says...

The latest Ofsted Inspection, carried out in September 2008 continues to judge this as an "Outstanding School".

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Head of school

Since 2016, Mrs Claire Purcell BEd (40s). Having gained her degree at what is now Southampton University and her first teaching post in a Hampshire school, Mrs Purcell headed to the Hamlet, rising from class teacher and senior manager with a music specialism, via deputy to the new post of head of school over the course of 20 years. Extremely modest, she is, however responsible, for the incredibly rich musical life of the school. One parent told us of her son punching the air when she was made head. We would have liked to spend more time with her but our visit coincided with year 6 Sats. She is devoted to music and family and we hear plays the recorder and sings wonderfully too. She has two young children.

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Special Education Needs

We are a fully inclusive school - that means all our children are catered for according to their needs. We take great care to set individual targets that reflect our understanding of how each child will progress. During the Personalised Learning Space, support staff work with individuals or groups on programmes of activity that will help the children develop, these include: social skills groups, comprehension skills, phonic catch ups, maths interventions and other identified needs.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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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