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Strong musical tradition as you'd expect ... choir trips all over the place, recordings for Radio 3. Good range of after-school clubs. Children also made aware of the environment and their impact upon it - with a master in charge of the school's carbon footprint.

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What the school says...

Boarding is from the age of 11 - Year 7. We educate the boy Choristers of Rochester Cathedral Choir.

What the parents say...

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Choir school - substantial scholarships and bursaries usually available for choristers.



What The Good Schools Guide says

Head of prep

Since 2001, Roger Overend BA FTCL ARCM (60s), a musician, educated at Trinity College of Music and previously head of Westminster Abbey Choir School. Married with three children, one of whom is in the prep school. An experienced headmaster who is very well regarded by parents. ‘He has an air of authority – the kids respect him and know where they stand but are not afraid to ask questions’. ‘Open approachable, understanding and thoughtful’. ‘The kids are happy to ask for help – he makes them feel valued’. ‘He’s always there and knows where everyone is.’ ‘He listens to parents and always replies promptly to emails, even over the weekends’. He teaches music theory to the choristers.

Leaving July 2018. His successor will be Tom Morgan, currently deputy head...

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Special Education Needs

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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 Y
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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