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The school believes in giving children lots of opportunities to try out new things so the extracurricular programme is vast. For years 3-6, there’s a life skills based enrichment programme every Friday afternoon – children choose anything from first aid to cooking – and all pupils get the chance to earn up to 14 scout-like badges that they sew on their jumpers. The pupil-run school radio station is inspired, with an…

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Since 2022, Tom Butt, previously deputy head at Bredon School, near Tewkesbury and before that director of sport at Dover College. He has held several other senior posts in the UK, as well as Chile and Switzerland. Educated at The Judd School in Kent; degree in exercise and sports sciences and PGCE from Exeter. Loves sport, especially rugby (captaining Kent at age group level) and mountain biking. Enjoys the outdoors and country pursuits more generally, as well as travel and adventure writing, particularly mountaineering. Is also a geographer. He lives onsite with his wife, Charlotte, herself a teacher and hockey enthusiast. They have two children, Oliver and Amelia, and there's also Saffy, their lovable spaniel, and a flock of chickens.


Non-selective. Main entry point is kindergarten at 2+. Not quite London frenzy standards though...

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Special Education Needs

2022: The school has a SENDCo who provides in-class and small group support for those children who have additional learning needs. This support is decided by a process of regular assessment and review with teachers and other agencies. There is no charge for this provision. The school employs a number of support staff to assist both in the classroom and in individual support lessons. All support lessons are an integral part of our provision and there is no additional charge for such provision.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyslexia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
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 Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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