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  • Richard Challoner School
    Manor Drive North
    New Malden
    Surrey
    KT3 5PE
  • Head: Mr Sean Maher
  • T 020 8330 5947
  • F 020 8330 3842
  • E rcb@challoner.kingston.sch.uk
  • W www.richardchalloner.com
  • A state school for boys aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Kingston-Upon-Thames
  • Pupils: 1,000; sixth formers: 248 (32 girls); federated with Holy Cross
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 14th June 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Pupils, bar desire for a swimming pool – likely to remain on wish list for foreseeable future - had few complaints and instead were eloquent about the way that whatever their interest, school’s encouragement had helped them discover it – and find themselves. ‘If it hadn’t been for here, wouldn’t be playing at county level,’ said sixth former.  Teaching team is bursting with young talent, with plenty of senior teachers barely in 30s and now heads-in-waiting, some former pupils who were…

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Converted to an academy 2011.

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Head

Since September 2015, Mr Sean Maher BA (40s). Previously deputy head, rising through the ranks after being offered first post here four weeks into teacher training in 2001. Leadership skills amply demonstrated during secondment to Catholic secondary in Kent, transforming it in just under 18 months from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘good’ by upping expectations, improving discipline and putting classroom walls back in. ‘Anyone could have done it,’ he says modestly. Award of Kent Headteacher of the Year 2015 suggests anyone probably couldn’t.

A local boy, combined studies at Emanuel and St Mary’s Twickenham (studying English and history) with helping out in family bakery in Raynes Park (nothing like removing freshly baked loaves at end of night shift for sense of fulfillment, he says).

Little ruffles his feathers...

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