Queenswood A GSG School
- Head: Mrs Joanna Cameron
- T 01707 602500
- F 01707 602597
- E email@example.com
- W www.queenswood.org
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 430
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Fees: Day £20,925 - £24,825; Boarding £30,450 - £33,750 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
School’s approach is to encourage girls to adapt and assimilate change – ‘we applaud having a go,’ says the principal. ‘We tell them that failure is a part of learning and challenging themselves.’ A secure support and pastoral network through housemistresses...
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Basic Communication Skills at an English Independent School (Graded Drama Music Lit Speech)
2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Japanese at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
- Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Product Design at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2016, Joanna Cameron, previously deputy head of Ipswich High. Degree in environmental science from Surrey; she has taught science at St Mary's Wantage and was a member of the senior leadership team at St Gabriel's in Newbury. A keen sportswoman, with a passion for running, hockey and equestrianism, she is married to David and they have two sons.
A level/Pre-U results strong. In 2016, 73 per cent of grades were A*-B in the 23 subjects offered and 51 per cent A*/A. Forty per cent of students gained at least three A*/A grades, while over 20 per cent of all grades achieved were A* – the highest ever tally for the school. Broad intake, coupled with commendable performance, places school at pinnacle of Hertfordshire's value-added tables. Languages are hot here, with most girls...
Special Education Needs
Queenswood provides learning support to girls assessed as needing additional help with their studies. Pupils are given individualised support in conjunction with their lessons and each has a tailored programme to suit their needs while engaging in the curriculum at large. There is a charge for assessment and support. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|