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Lovely, spacious grounds, incorporating 200 acres of farmland, set deep in the heart of gymkhana country. Staff are keen to show pupils that dyslexia is not a bar to being successful. High-profile, positive role models who have dyslexia often visit the school. What sets this school apart is its unique morphological approach to teaching literacy, developed 30 years ago by Dr Neville. Firmly opposed to the use of phonics for teaching literacy to children with dyslexia. ‘They don’t benefit from it,’ he says. Here, staff use…

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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Geography at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)

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Since 1982, Dr Neville Brown (80s). Smartly dressed in a navy blazer and neatly polished shoes. Reformed truant and a bit of a rebel, but more about that later. Academic to the core, he has an impressive list of degrees and qualifications in teaching and educational psychology. Former ITV Central teacher of the year. British Dyslexia Association award for lifetime contribution to the field of dyslexia. Times/Sternberg Award for those who have done the most for society and good causes at an older age.

It’s a family business. Mrs Brown is the bursar and their son, Dr Daryl Brown, is the head. Language and literacy are both the vocation and hobby of the Browns — father and son are writing a dyslexia-friendly dictionary. Words with the same core will be grouped...

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