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  • Gumley House School FCJ
    St John's Road
    Isleworth
    TW7 6XF
  • Head: Caroline Braggs
  • T 020 8568 8692
  • F 020 8758 2674
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.gumley.hounslow.sch.uk
  • A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Hounslow
  • Pupils: 1,072; sixth formers: 170 (15 boys)
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Open days: Early July, late September and early October.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
    • 1 Short inspection 16th January 2018
    • 2 Full inspection 2nd April 2014

    Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.

  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 19th October 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Chasing league tables is not Gumley’s style. Head explains that ‘academic excellence is of paramount importance, but in tandem with the development of a young person’s mental and emotional wellbeing.’ She elaborates, ‘We do not lose sight of the person while aiming high academically. The school still follows the guidelines laid down by Marie Madeleine, as the head explains, 'She always said...

 

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking English Language & Lit at an English Comprehensive School (ELQ Band C)

What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since 2016, Caroline Braggs BA PGCE MA NPQH (50s), previously deputy head. Read theology at Heythrop College, London University, gaining her PGCE at the Institute of Education and MA at University of Surrey. Has taught at three other Catholic schools before but is delighted to be the head here as ‘Gumley is the place I want to be.’

When Idi Amin expelled all Asians from Uganda in 1972, Ms Braggs and her family packed their worldly possessions into two suitcases and ended up as refugees in Birmingham. She was just six at the time. Ms Braggs comes from a family of strong and practical women and her can-do attitude makes her a powerful role model. She believes that what this school does best is ‘Educating the whole person. Gumley empowers the...

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Special Education Needs

We have wheelchair access to all areas of the curriculum and to 90% of the facilities/sites.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment Y
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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