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One of Horris Hill’s idiosyncrasies is that it doesn’t do year groups, it does ‘termly remove’. Boys are placed in small classes (average 11.7 (!) but much smaller in the final year) according to the progress they are making and remain there until they have mastered all their subjects to the requisite level. Organic kitchen garden, run by boys and parents, provides fruit, veg, eggs and pork - the school raised five Hampshire Black piglets last year (resulting in an agreeable hog roast at the father-son cricket)...

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Since August 2021, Dr Steve Bailey BEd PhD FRSA (50s). Taught at Winchester College for 29 years, housemaster for the last 12; has also been headmaster at Twyford and interim head at Westminster Under. Born and raised bilingually in Hong Kong. Born in Hong Kong, he was educated at Kent College, Canterbury, Southampton University and St Paul’s College of Education. Is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, boarding team inspector for ISI, research fellow of the International Olympic Committee, author of six books and has an international reputation as a historian of sport and the Olympic Games. Played hockey at county and regional levels and enjoys tennis, water polo and surfing.


Tour of school, familiarisation and assessment day, interview with head. Not overly fastidious. Since 2021, school has been part of Forfar...

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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
Aspergers Y
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
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
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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