Horris Hill School A GSG School
- Horris Hill School
- Head: Mr Giles Tollit
- T 01635 40594
- F 01635 39586
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.horrishill.com
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 7 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Hampshire
- Pupils: 120
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £19,170; Boarding £25,830 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Lessons we observed were fun, inclusive and challenging – a hard trio to achieve but less so with a class of 10, perhaps. Evening activities include silent reading, film nights with popcorn, board games and even shoe polishing (try suggesting that at home…). The no mobiles, laptops, iPads (basically, no screens) rule is, as far as we could tell, no big deal and so much easier than trying to control limited access. Boys accept the policy and parents love it. They’re not quite so keen when...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2011, Mr Giles Tollit BA (40s). Tall and lean, reminded us a little of Bryan Ferry in his salad days. Seems reserved at first but soon unbends and shows a nice, dry sense of humour. Educated at Holmewood House in Kent and then Sevenoaks, where he was an academic scholar. Initially destined for a career in the military, he studied classics at Bristol on an army bursary. Took gap year job at a prep where he was expecting to teach Latin in a fairly junior capacity, but before term started found himself head of classics. Such a fiery baptism would have been enough to turn a lesser chap off teaching, but it had the opposite effect on Mr Tollit, and Sandhurst’s loss turned out to be preps’ gain. Ten years at Caldicott and...
Special Education Needs
Horris Hill is not a school that specializes in Special Needs provisions. We have a SENCo and provide additional help for boys who need it. For further information please contact the school.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|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|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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