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‘We liked it because it covered everything and when our daughter was 4, we didn’t know what her passion would be,’ said a parent. An ‘orator in residence’ works on presentation and public speaking skills, and parents praise the confident presentation of even shy girls, with the school putting up a team for junior Model United Nations General Assembly. The emphasis is on developing good citizens, ambitious and unafraid of success, rather than demagogues or prima donnas...

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What the school says...

Putney High School's Junior School offers a vibrant and stimulating environment, where no two days are the same and every girl is valued.

Girls develop a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine love for learning, curious and keen to embrace new challenges.

Every girl is encouraged to be brave in thought, self-aware and confident, yet also kind, thoughtful and aware of others.

They collaborate, are inspired, learn and laugh together, building meaningful friendships in and beyond the classroom.
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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2017, Pippa Page-Roberts (40s), BEd Chichester. Previously spent 10 years at Kensington Prep as head of English, then director of innovation, so is very familiar with GDST ethos. Prior to that, stints at Kingswood School in Bath, and the Harrodian as head of English teaching years 3-9.

Half Italian and half Northumbrian, she is married with two stepchildren. Parents respond well to her approachable style, one parent saying she can imagine going out for a fun evening with her. Another parent told how, after intercepting a conversation at the school gate, the head reviewed the modern languages department.

With an eye to the senior school, she wants Putney High Junior girls to be self-directed and embrace the ‘adventure of learning, hard work, fun and that it...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
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

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