Rossall Junior School A GSG School
- Rossall Junior School
- Head: Mrs Katie Lee
- T 01253 774222
- F 01253 772052
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.rossallschool.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Lancashire
- Pupils: 177
- Religion: Church of England/Christian
- Fees: Day £7,650; Boarding £13,200 - £19,620 pa
- Open days: September, March, May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Rossall School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
‘Mrs Lee was my own housemistress when I was here,’ said one mum, beaming. Other parents describe her as ‘a force of nature’. She’s practical, a problem solver – and someone who shows her face. One parent tells how the school changed parking procedures to ease congestion during morning drop-off – ‘it was bound to be chaotic but, on the first morning, there she was with her umbrella, waiting for the barrage, ready to sort everyone out.’
What the school says...
Rossall Junior School offers your son or daughter the benefit of small class sizes, superb facilities and an extended day (if required) in a family-oriented co-educational environment. In addition, Rossall Juniors is enriched by a strong musical and sporting tradition with lots of extra-curricular musical activities and events and lots of sporting fixtures against local and national schools. No matter whether your child is sporting, artistic, musical or academic, we will bring out the best in them.
From the age of 7 upwards, your child also has the option to board in our Junior boarding unit, Anchor House, which caters for pupils from age 7-14, on a full, flexible or weekly basis. Currently 15% of our Junior School pupils make use of Anchor Boarding House and this number is growing. The majority of pupils in Junior School are day pupils with an increasing number taking advantage of our flexi and weekly boarding offer as and when required. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Head of juniors
Since September 2010, Mrs Katie Lee MA CPP Cert Ed. State educated in Sheffield, she then did teacher training at Lady Mabel College in South Yorkshire. Her original teaching specialism was PE, and she joined Rossall in 1992 as head of girls’ games. She went on to spend 10 years as a housemistress in the senior school and to become senior teacher: pastoral. She was appointed head of the junior school in 2010. She has over 30 years’ experience teaching students of all ages – from pre-school children right through to adult learners on pre-retirement courses. And she hasn’t just taught the privileged; during the miners’ strike she was at a state school in a small mining community where ‘there’d be families of three, four or five children and one PE kit...
Special Education Needs
We support children with a wide variety of special educational needs, however, this support is offered on an individual basis.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)||Y|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment||Y|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty||Y|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment||Y|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty||Y|
|PD - Physical Disability||Y|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health||Y|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication||Y|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment||Y|
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