More House School (London) A GSG School
- More House School (London)
22-24 Pont Street
- Head: Mrs Amanda Leach
- T 020 7235 2855
- F 020 7259 6782
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.morehouse.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kensington & Chelsea
- Pupils: 212
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Fees: £17,850 pa
- Open days: October.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Head is determined that the school should ‘not be a pressure cooker. We’re not waiting for that top to blow off.’ This is a very nurturing environment in which girls are constantly encouraged. One mother commented, ‘At parents’ evening, the teachers always highlight the girls’ strengths and are keen to build on these, rather than just dwelling on what they can’t do. It boosts the girls’ confidence.’ Very small classes...
What the school says...
More House School is a Catholic Foundation which welcomes girls of all faiths. With the benefits of small classes, the particular talents of every girl are nurtured and developed by dedicated teachers. We are proud of the consistent successes of our pupils in GCSE and A Level examinations. A full programme of physical education is part of every girl's curriculum. Good athletes have been chosen to represent the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the London mini-marathon and there is a sports day each year. Clubs include: art, choirs, orchestra, photography, fencing, drama..... Girls become involved in Duke of Edinburgh Award, World Challenge, Choir Tour, Drama Production, Operas..... ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since April 2014, Amanda Leach, previously deputy head here for eight years. BSc in sports science from Liverpool and PGCE from Exeter. Has taught at Cranbrook School, Kent, and Uffculme School in Devon. Spent a year teaching EFL in Rome. Joined More House in 1998 as a science teacher, and has also taught ICT and PE here. ‘Why would I want to leave here? I love it so much,’ she enthuses. Married with two daughters; husband is director of sport at Bedales. ‘I love being outdoors with my family. My kids are into gymnastics. We are not allowed to sit still for very long at home!’ Described by one parent as being ‘approachable and down to earth, though we don’t see much of her.’ Another said, ‘I love Mrs Leach. She is breathing new...
Special Education Needs
Learning support is provided on an individual basis, both in and out of class. However, tuition in classes of approximately twenty girls ensures a great deal of support. Girls who have had dyslexia, or dyspraxia, have confidently gone on to university. We have an excellent support network based around the Form Tutor and our Personal, Social and Health programme
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|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|