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Pencil skills taught one-to-one and phonics and maths in small groups from reception – and what 5 year old wouldn’t want to start penning their first novel in the enchanting indoor ‘writing den’, draped in toile and festooned with fairy lights? Years 1 to 4 mainly class taught (class size max 20) and follow International Primary Curriculum which ‘finds common ground between rigour and enjoyment’ and means subjects, other than English and maths, are taught thematically around topics such as chocolate or fashion (‘brilliant’ say parents)...

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What the school says...

At Eagle House our pupils are Learning for Life. Children are central to all we do. Our school is a way of life for all pupils. We unashamedly offer lots and know that busy children are happy and fulfilled children. We are in the business of teaching children to a high standard, turning them into confident and interested learners but the Eagle House experience offers more than this.

Learning for Life means that children benefit from an all-round education. They can feel confident in the classroom, on the games field, on the stage, in the concert hall, in the community. We want our children to learn and each individual is given the chance to stretch him or herself in every area. We instil a desire for knowledge, a respect for each other and the world around them and the motivation to succeed in all they do.
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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.



What The Good Schools Guide says

Interim head

Since 2023, Cressida Henderson is interim head following the unexpected departure of the previous head who joined in January 2023. Has served as a governor on the Eagle House Council for several years and is also an ex-Eagle parent herself. Studied French and Spanish at Oxford University, where she won blues in netball and tennis. She has experience as head of French, head of modern languages, assistant head, head of year and deputy head co-curricular. She has handed over her current role as second master at Wellington College while in this post.


Pre-prep: trial day and usually automatic progression to prep. Prep: trial day, copies of reports and a reference from current head. Prep relatively non-selective but pupils ‘expected to be able to cope with the school’s academic course’. New class added in year...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
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 Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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