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The boys we saw were smiling, bright-faced and relaxed with, seemingly, an easy relationship with their attendant adults. Junior school parents are grateful and unanimous – 'It's fabulous'; 'Almost without exception the teachers are amazingly inspirational'; 'I wish I'd had this sort of education'; 'The sports are good, but my two boys are very different and it doesn't matter if you're not sporty...

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2006, Dr Gerard Silverlock (50s), affable, articulate and clever; despite having spent most of his career as a senior historian in senior schools (Millfield et al), a natural prep school head. Did his PhD on European disarmament 1918-25. Previously head of Aberdour in Banstead. Has four children of his own and is clearly held in much affection by his charges, who follow him about, demanding he sign their commended work, and seem determined that they – and not we, on our visit – are what matters. With which we entirely agree. Parents say he's 'approachable and easy to get on with'.


English, maths and reasoning tests and all 7+ and 8+ candidates are interviewed. Beyond that, those 'whose performance in the written papers suggests that they could benefit from the education which we offer'...

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