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Music truly embedded into school life, as you would expect with a cathedral school. All do class music and singing as well as some theory and composing – all taught by music specialists. We observed buzzy classrooms alight with readiness to learn – pupils ultra-keen to tell us what they were working on, much of it kinaesthetic (eg playdough puzzles for maths). The fact that they all stand up (some slower than others) when a visitor walks in belies the...

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What the school says...

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

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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 Preparatory School

Head of prep: Since September 2018, Tom Morgan BMus RCM (40s). Emotionally intelligent and good-humoured. Charming, with no airs and graces and an understated office – even made our tea (mugs, not cups and saucers). Previously deputy head of the Prebendal School in Chichester. A cathedral chorister, he is a graduate of the Royal College of Music where he met his wife, Camilla (a TA at the school) and together they have four children, three of whom are at King’s (eldest at uni). He has also worked at Swanbourne House, Ashdown House and Chafyn Grove. Clearly not a man plagued by bad moods, with parents and pupils saying he is jovial, smiley and bubbly at all times – he certainly had a cheery word for all passers-by during our visit, although...

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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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