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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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Lockers Park is a happy, small all-boys day and boarding school set in attractive parkland. The school 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 offers a real family atmosphere, where boys are safe, happy, well fed and looked-after. 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 2013, Chris Wilson BSc PGCE Cantab (40s). Read rural economics at Newcastle before moving to Cambridge to take a conversion course to enable him to teach maths to A level, followed by his PGCE at Homerton College. Returned to alma mater Winchester House where he spent 11 years teaching maths and running first XI cricket and colts rugby, heading the boarding house for 10 of them. Moved to Lockers Park as deputy head in 2012.

Popular with parents, who say he ‘believes in boys having a childhood’ and that ‘his personality shines through in everything he does’. He is, they told us, ‘a family man’, ‘intellectual’ and ‘approachable’, as well as giving ‘the pupils latitude while also ensuring they know where the boundaries are.’ ‘Not austere’, added one, but ‘does...

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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
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
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
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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