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This school’s inclusive approach also extends to drama and sport. Recent productions have included Hoodwinked and the Lion King and are performed in the superb theatre at Hymers College. In sport the whole year group gets the chance to play in fixtures. But while pupils we met raved about their sporting opportunities and facilities, both boys and girls would like the…

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Entrance examinations consist of: 8 & 9 - maths, reading, comprehension & reasoning including an interview. 11 - English, Maths & VR including an interview prior to examination.

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Head of the junior school

Since 2010, Peter Doyle BSc PGCE (50s). Read economics at Bristol then spent four years in industry. Followed family vocation by doing PGCE at Hull, followed by teaching in state primary schools in the home counties before moving to Stamford Bridge Primary as deputy head. He was deputy head here at Hymers for three years before being appointed as head. A modest, sensible chap. It’s obvious from his demeanour, pride in the school and easy interactions with pupils that he models the school’s CARE code (care, acceptance, respect, effort) in all he does and in his expectations of staff and pupils alike. ‘Find something a child can hang their hat on and be successful in and then they will be more supportive of each other,’ he told us, adding that...

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