Dumpton School A GSG School
- Dumpton School
Deans Grove House
- Head: Mr Andrew W Browning
- T 01202 883818
- F 01202 848760
- E email@example.com
- W www.dumpton.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Dorset
- Pupils: 347
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: £8,265- £14,808 pa
- Open days: Autumn and Summer Terms
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Lessons are evidently enjoyed as well as taken seriously. Pupils have traffic light coloured pages in their homework diaries and leaving a red page open on the desk indicates to the teacher that you have not understood – a system which seems to work. No Sats, but masses of careful tracking and assessment pick up anyone struggling...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2005, Mr Andrew Browning BSc PGCE MA CChem MRSC (50s). Educated at Farnborough Grammar, read chemistry at Southampton University, followed by PGCE and masters in education at the Open University, the latter whilst teaching at Canford. He spent 22 years there, progressing to head of chemistry, housemaster and finally registrar - ‘useful experience in advising parents on choice of secondary,’ he says. Along the way he won the prestigious Salter’s Prize for the teaching of chemistry. He still relishes teaching the subject at Dumpton (he spends about a third of the week teaching), as well as coaching CE and scholarship pupils and running the school’s beekeeping club..
Inherited a fine school from his revered predecessor, with a strong staff and loyal following. Now he’s had time to make his...