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  • Langley Park School for Boys
    South Eden Park Road
    Beckenham
    Kent
    BR3 3BP
  • Head: Mr Steve Parsons
  • T 020 8639 4700
  • F 020 8639 4633
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.lpsb.org.uk
  • A state school for boys aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bromley
  • Pupils: 1,738; sixth formers: 645 (227 girls)
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: October (Year 6), January (Sixth Form)
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 19th June 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 4th October 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Perhaps it was our exuberant guides, but as we walked the school we felt palpable excitement and energy amidst hard work. A very sporty school – seven pupils currently play at national levels in sports from cycling to squash. Almost the only ‘old school’ features of the modern building are the traditional wooden boards in reception honouring sporting heroes. The art department flourishes at an exceptionally high standard. Five students were recently chosen to have their work displayed in The Mall galleries at a Royal Society of British Artists exhibition, with two students being...

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What the school says...

Our vision is that education is a whole life enterprise closely related to the well-being of the communities in which we live. The prime task of Langley Park School for Boys, is to provide all pupils with equal access to a broad relevant and dynamic curriculum which reflects local needs, giving parity to vocational studies, emphasising industry links and underpinned by the broader goals of responsibility, tolerance, self reliance and a lifelong interest in learning.

Langley Park School for Boys is a place where all students are encouraged to achieve the highest academic and social standards, feel secure and important and in which cultural diversity is prized. Where there are special needs these must be assiduously met. The school will continue to promote music, drama, art and sporting life as central elements of its success and appeal to pupils. The sustaining and strengthening of existing and new extra curricular activities and competitions are crucial to the school's future.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Engineering at an English Comprehensive School (Applied GCE A level Single Award)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Music Performance: Group at an English Comprehensive School (Grade 4 Music or Dance)

What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since 2013, Steve Parsons (40s); has BA in history from King's College, MA in school effectiveness and improvement from the Institute of Education and the professional headship qualification, NPQH. He has lived nearby in Beckenham for many years with his wife Ruth, also a senior school headteacher, and could not quite believe the fortuitousness of the top job arising at Langley Park at just the moment he felt ready to take on a headship.

Having come straight from Dunraven School, the highly sought after south London co-educational state secondary in Streatham, where he spent seven years as deputy head, he would seem to be a very good fit. As Dunraven too underwent lengthy transition to new buildings, he is relieved to find himself in Langley Park’s stunning new quarters post...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
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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