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Contrary to popular opinion, this is not just a school for arty/media types. Sciences are strong and the results across the whole range of subjects are uniformly starry. Parents know what they are paying for: 'They're spoon-fed to a terrible degree,' said one, 'but that's why the fees are so enormous.' Arts and media all to professional standards. Here, productions, films, videos of all kinds and sizes roll off the blocks constantly and, if you are of a mind to, you can be…

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Media / Film / TV Studies at an English Independent School (GCE A level)

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Joint headmasters

Richard Jackson MA (70s), originally an English teacher, is the founding head. Richard's (we are all on first name terms here) soft-spoken and understated manner belies the weighty and imposing presence of a man who has lived and is still living a remarkable dream, a dream he and his team bring about daily for their privileged students.

Mr Cosmo Jackson BEd (40s) and son of Richard was appointed 2004 to do the main day-to-day running of the school. An alumnus of Charterhouse, Cosmo spent two years at Bristol University not enjoying economics and thence to the University of the West of England to do his – perhaps inevitable – BEd. He was, in all senses, to the manner born, as were the majority of his siblings, their spouses and,...

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Special Education Needs

Hurtwood House has a very close system of monitoring and support for all of its students so that any problems can be quickly identified and addressed. Although on occasion we have had students with mild learning difficulties or special needs, we do not offer any specific facilities in these areas.

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
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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