Skip to main content

What says..

Sport is taken seriously: 'mens sana in corpore sano' definitely features amongst the head’s axioms along with 'the busier they are, the better they do'. This can result in sending them out to run through the snow if the games pitches are unplayable, a practice one parent thoroughly approved of. Despite London being just down the road, this is more Wind in the Willows than Wandsworth.

Read review »

Thank the school

Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.

This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.

Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.

Leave blank if you want to thank the school as a whole

Years you were there

Can be left blank but, if you can, think of a few words that will bring a smile.

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 1981, Alastair Graham (early 60s), son of the founder, who took over soon after his father died. He started his own education with the shortest of school runs (just down the stairs), continuing at Bradfield (the Greek theatre there may explain his enthusiasm for drama and for the classics) and then to Reading University. After obtaining a degree in estate management he set off for the great outdoors, an experience that has clearly influenced his approach to developing the Hall Grove ethos.

More country squire with Tattersall shirt and cords than gowned academic, pastoral care was always top of his agenda and he worked as a shepherd in both Scotland and New Zealand before exchanging his flock of sheep for a classroom of children. The external difference is that he...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews, data and catchment:

Comprehensive catchment maps for English state schools inc. year of entry.
 School exam results by subject and performance GCSE, Alevel or equivalent.
 Which schools pupils come from and go onto.
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of more than 1,100+ schools.
 Overall school performance by GCSE, Alevel or equivalent.
 School data comparison by A/B weighted, relative success and popularity.
 Compare schools by qualities and results.
 Independent tutor company reviews.

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

The Good Schools Guide subscription


 GSG Blog >    In the news >


Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Freezing dormitories and terrible food

3rd editions of Good Schools Guide - London North and South now available, all entries fully revised with 2016 results. Buy now...