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The girls we met, from reception upwards, were keen to share their thoughts about their school. They like an awful lot of things, from fraction Fridays (a chocolate or fruit cake gets divided into fractions before consumption) to their favourite teachers. Everyone we spoke to was happy to be at an all-girls school. Why? Because ‘boys are annoying, loud and noisy’. School has a high level of interaction with pupils about its running. School council sessions are…

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What the school says...

Girls are encouraged to make their own choices and become increasingly independent as they progress through the school. There is a strong element of phonics and numeracy in the Early Years daily routine. Mathematics is taught daily and dedicated and well-qualified staff are supported by specialist teachers including in languages. The sense of belonging and familiarity with the whole school helps prepare the girls for what lies ahead ensuring a smooth transition as they leave the Juniors and progress to the Senior School. ...Read more

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since January 2014, Paul Marshallsay; studied physical education at Exeter University. Joined the school as deputy head in 2011 and became acting head in 2013. He started his teaching career at Victoria College in Jersey before becoming head of department at Burgoyne Middle School in Bedfordshire, followed by deputy head at Yorston Lodge School in Cheshire. Has taught all age groups from reception to sixth form, specialising in a variety of subjects including physical education, mathematics, geography and computing. He is married with one daughter.

Entrance

Prospective pupils are informally assessed in maths, literacy, English and non-verbal reasoning. There's also an informal interview with the head.

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