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A school on the up – hence this, its first inclusion in the Guide. Parents rave about the flexible, caring provision that this ‘little gem’ has to offer. No subject snobbery - ‘If you’re really good at photography they make a big deal out of it,’ says one pupil, ‘rather than going on about how you need As in maths and English’. Theatre small but perfectly formed in glassy new development complete with smart foyer for interval drinks. We saw sixth formers rehearsing with great maturity – characteristically, school offers...

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What the school says...

Luckley House School is a thriving independent day and boarding school set in beautiful Berkshire. We provide a first-class education, with a strong Christian foundation, for pupils aged 11 to 18 years.

The uniqueness of our school lies in the combination of ethos and size. Our focus on the individual brings an education that affirms talent and develops potential. We enjoy excellent academic outcomes for all our pupils - our value-added scores are high, as are our examination results.

Our facilities are superb, with a long term development plan in place to ensure that we continue to meet the demands of our evolving community.

A visit is a must to really appreciate what our school has to offer!

Areti Bizior, Head of Luckley
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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since September 2020, Areti Bizior BSc BE. PGCE from University of South Africa. Seven years at St George’s Ascot, three at Queen Anne’s, Caversham, thence to Downe House as deputy head in 2013. ISI inspector; former governor of nearby Holme Grange School; on executive committee of Boarding Schools Association.

Learnt ‘an incredible amount’ at Downe - now pleased to ‘make a difference’, bringing the good practice that she’s seen along the way. Wants to capitalise on ‘sense of momentum’, focusing on ‘aspiring to your personal best’, an aim which we feel encapsulates the ethos here. Quotes a prefect who, in recent assembly, ‘talked about working towards your goal little and often - before you know it, you’ve climbed the mountain.’ ‘Everyone comments on how happy the children seem here, but...

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Special Education Needs

Luckley House School is committed to the equal treatment of all pupils including those with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. This policy works towards eliminating disadvantages for pupils with SEN and disabilities by: using best endeavours to ensure that all pupils (including those with medical conditions) get the support needed in order to access the school's educational provision; not treating disabled pupils less favourably than their peers; making reasonable adjustments so that disabled pupils are not put at a substantial disadvantage in matters of admission and education; ensuring that pupils with SEN and disabilities engage as fully as practicable in the activities of school alongside pupils who do not have SEN and disabilities; and ensuring parents are informed when special educational provision is made for their child and are kept up to date on their child's progress and development.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment Y
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
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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