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Lockers Park School

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Adamantly traditional in its fabric but with a subtly modern feel (thanks to a rolling programme of improvements). Everything about the school is focused on bringing out the best in boys – from the 40 minute morning break where they can tear around fields and woodlands with just enough time for a bit of den-building, to the pristine well-structured classrooms (if there was a GSG award for the cleanest prep, Lockers would be in with a good…

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What the school says...

Lockers Park is a purposefully small school, where boys achieve excellent results alongside an enthusiasm for life.
Nestled in 23 acres of Hertfordshire woodland with Harpenden close by, the school welcomes boys aged 4 to 13 years.
Lockers Park is proud of its all-round record; the number of scholarships awarded to senior schools over the past few years is around ten each year and includes academic, music, art and technology. Lockers Park offers a real family atmosphere, where kindness and community spirit thrive. Whilst day boys can enjoy all the facilities and opportunities of a boarding school; boarding is fun; dormitories are warm, friendly rooms and opportunities for a variety of enjoyable weekend activities are immense. ...Read more

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Headmaster

Since September 2021, Gavin Taylor. Joined the school in 2008, starting out as form teacher and winding up as deputy head for six years before taking the helm. Has also taught at Haresfoot Prep, now part of Berkhamsted School. Educated at Magdalen College. Big on rugby - played in the Northampton Academy until 18 when he went to the University of Wales in Bangor and was selected for North Wales. Lives on site with his wife Nichola and their daughters, Sookie and Fleur. Enjoys family walks with their golden Labrador, Honey, and cooking.

Entrance

Pre-prep, like the prep school, is a boys' school. A day of ‘social assessment’ enables school to evaluate 'whether they are going to fit in and enjoy the environment'. Other key intake points are years 3 and 4, with a ‘taster morning’...

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Special Education Needs

We provide specialist, individual tuition to address difficulties, primarily with literacy and numeracy. Tuition takes place out of class, with the SENCO or maths support teacher. There is a rotating timetable of specialist support lessons, such that no child misses more than one lesson of any academic subject during the term. A TEFL qualified teacher provides weekly or twice-weekly tuition, outside of the academic timetable, for students for whom English is a second language. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
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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