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No scholarship set, but plenty of ‘learning enrichment.’ ‘Exams require sophisticated skills and we introduce enrichment early on,’ says the head. Parents feel he has got a firm grip on the rapidly changing exam landscape. ‘The school used to be not quite as rigorous,‘ said one mother, ‘but now the head is really on top of it.’ The arts, now as always, remain core to what this school is about. The head has tripled the number of music lessons and managed to acquire a baby grand as well as introduce a music studio. ‘My head of music says, “No boy leaves here who couldn’t do grade 5 theory",’ he says happily...

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What the school says...

In addition to French and Latin, Mandarin has become part of the compulsory curriculum from Year 1 with Arabic and Ancient Greek offered as after-school options. Sport very much on the up; the school are U-12 national champions at tennis. In addition to rock band Razorlight, ex-St.Anthony's boys have set up Cajun Dance Party and Bombay Bicycle Club. ...Read more

What the parents say...

We've been a part of St. Anthony's since moving to the UK in early 2017. Paul and Dana have done a great job in the success of our son's transition from the US. Additionally the teaching staff deserves a lot of credit. I would highly recommend this school to any family's considering schools in Hampstead or the neighboring communities.

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2010, Paul Keyte MA. Educated at Bloxham and Oriel College, Oxford, where he read philosophy and theology, graduating with a first. Fell into teaching during his postgraduate research (on Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard). ‘I thought I’d teach for a couple of years before going back,’ he says, but, instead, became hooked. Started out at Dulwich, where he taught philosophy and RE, before becoming head of liberal studies. Then to King’s College Wimbledon, where he set up the philosophy and RE department and was under master (pastoral). ‘You have to understand the shadow side, the theft and the bullying.’ Then, senior master academic at Winchester and director of studies, deputy head at Highgate and at South Hampstead.

St Anthony’s is his first prep school. (‘I was attracted to the job because...

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Special Education Needs

Our academic profile is skewed to the more able but we do have minority of pupils who need learning support at both ends of the academic spectrum. A recent ISIS report gave the highest rating possible to our Learning Support Dept. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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
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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