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Local parents who by-pass this place for their daughters say they imagine it to be a bit precious, girly and old-fashioned. Certainly the sight of pupils neatly turned out in their uber-cute cherry-red tartan uniforms, topped off by blazers and boaters (of which more later) does nothing to assuage this impression. But although it is ‘girly’...

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Rowan is a vibrant, friendly and highly motivated community. Rowan girls achieve outstanding success in their senior schools examinations at 11 and excel in a wide range of musical, sporting and creative activities. We value the achievements of all our pupils as they fulfil their aspirations developing their personal strengths and talents. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Headmistress

Since April 2014, Mrs Susan Clarke BEd NPQH. Joined the school in 2012 as deputy head; was previously head of West Acton Primary School. Educated at the University of Southern Queensland (BEd in primary and psychology).

Entrance

Non-selective throughout, save a very low key assessment for girls joining the prep at 7+. The nursery takes from age 2 and these girls get priority for joining kindergarten - other places on first-come-first-served basis, usually from local nurseries. Then automatic transfer from kindergarten to pre-prep at 4+ and to prep department at 7+. Usually also a small outside intake at 7+ (around a dozen). Feeders at 7+ include Emberhurst, Glenesk, Weston Green, Shrewsbury Lodge, Denmead, Jack & Jill and Thames Ditton Infants. Draws from the up-market local area of Claygate, Esher, Surbiton, Wimbledon, Molesey, Walton, Weybridge, Cobham, Epsom...

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Special Education Needs

Rowan has part-time learning support for girls with mild learning difficulties. The Learning Support Coordinator works with parents and teachers to ensure that appropriate provision is in place for pupils who are making inadequate progress. All girls are screened for literacy and numeracy difficulties at the end of year one. Additional support is offered, as appropriate. External formal assessment is recommended where there may be a barrier to effective learning. Tuition with a specialist tutor is available through arrangement with parents. Most individual tuition takes place during curriculum time on site and is parent funded. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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