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  • St. Francis' College
    Broadway
    Letchworth Garden City
    Hertfordshire
    SG6 3PJ
  • Head: Mrs Bronwen Goulding
  • T 01462 670511
  • F 01462 682 361
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.st-francis.herts.sch.uk
  • An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 18.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Hertfordshire
  • Pupils: 330
  • Religion: Christian/non-denominational
  • Fees: Day Fees £1,670 - £6,150 Full Boarding £10,140 - £11,590 (per term)
  • Open days: 16 & 22 October 2021; 19 & 25 March 2022
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

St. Francis’ College is a thriving community of just over 320 girls, providing a modern education based on Christian principles. The students are aged from 3 to 18 years old and all receive individual care promoting their spiritual, moral, intellectual, creative and physical development. The school recognises the unique qualities of each student and encourages social responsibility and respect for others. ...Read more

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Music and dance scheme - government funding and grants available to help with fees at selected independent music and dance schools.

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Performing arts specialist school

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Special Education Needs

St Francis' College has a specialist SEN department which offers one-to-one support, small group maths teaching, individual screening, and diagnostics for specific learning difficulties. We work closely with the exams officer to ensure adjustments are in place for exams, such as extra time.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
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 Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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