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Sport serious and joyous. One afternoon’s PE a week, and another of indoor sports in the hall. All onsite until year 3 after which the school uses Hurlingham Park. Abundant number of before and after-school clubs, from baking, with school’s own chef, to ballet, skiing and chess to coding. Pastoral approach based on accountability. Head’s description of mistakes as ‘marvellous’ sets tone and children spoke of happy, positive atmosphere. ‘Everybody supports everybody,’ announced one. Serious trouble extremely unusual - ‘We rarely go beyond the niggle level,’ says head...

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What the school says...

We believe that how a child learns is as important as what a child learns. Parsons Green Prep is an independent day school in London offering a contemporary education for 200 boys and girls from 4 to 11 years of age. The beautiful buildings and playgrounds have been carefully designed, over time, to facilitate successful learning, friendships and a strong sense of school community. Our inspiring team of staff delivers positive, well-planned lessons and encourages children to learn, stretch and achieve both academically and pastorally. At PGP, we begin from our youngest classes to systematically and gradually equip our children as they progress through the school with the tools they will need to gain entry into competitive senior schools. ...Read more

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Since September 2022, Dr Pamela Edmonds, who arrived with a bagful of eclectic experience. Started teaching maths and PE in a state secondary school for girls in Essex and as head of maths in a London independent school before moving to Asia for 15 years. Returned to the UK as head of academic at Holmwood House before becoming head of St Cedd’s in Chelmsford, and subsequently of The Hampshire School in Chelsea. ‘I think I’ve seen it all,’ she says, with justification. Also an inspector for the ISI which, as she puts it, ‘helps a lot.’

Her office, just off the entrance hall, is pristine, uncluttered and bright - a vast engine room decorated with large, framed photos of school in action. Here, she greeted us dressed in a colourful tailored...

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Special Education Needs

Parsons Green Prep aims to be an inclusive school. At the core of our ethos, we respect and value each child as an individual, with their own unique needs. We have staff experienced in identifying a range of barriers to learning, and skilled in differentiating the curriculum and adapting teaching strategies to meet children's diverse learning needs and styles. We strive to meet all children's needs and use the SEN Code of Practice to shape our policy and practice. We adhere to the SEN and Disability Act 2001 and its amendments to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

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
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
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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