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It is set in 45 acres of walled grounds in the middle of Ramsgate and within walking distance of the sea. The strong Christian ethos of the school underpins its religious and spiritual life. The popular chaplain, often with iPad in hand, ‘makes the services interesting’, according to the children. Popular with the arty crowd moving down from London – new high speed railway means it is just over an hour to St Pancras. School prides itself on its internationalism and 30 per cent of pupils are foreign nationals from 27 countries including…

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The Principal and Registrar of St Lawrence College welcome enquiries from parents who seek to find an outstanding school for their children. This is a school where high academic expectations and high standards of manners and behaviour still matter.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Psychology at an English Independent School (GCE A level)

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Principal

Since April 2013 Mr Antony Spencer MA (Oxon) ACA (early 40s). Educated at Chesterfield Boys’ School and Oxford, where he read PPE. Previously spent five years as academic deputy head at Clifton College and before that director of studies at Denstone College in Staffordshire. Offered numerous jobs when he left Oxford, including a place on the police graduate scheme, a place at Sandhurst and the civil service fast stream but chose to train as an accountant at Ernst and Young. The draw of teaching was always there, and after seven years in the City he answered an ad for a job at Eastbourne and has never looked back.

Enthusiastic, energetic and very chatty and easy to talk to, he ‘lives and breathes the education system’. He has ‘added a bit...

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Special Education Needs

SEN provision is given by a specialist SEN co-ordinator who has close links with all subject departments. Children with SEN attend support lessons in the unit, which is located in the main teaching block, at times and frequencies that meet their individual needs. All teaching staff have full details of the children with SEN, together with strategies that help with each individual in the classroom situation. The main aim is to maximise the learning potential of each individual so that they achieve the highest academic standards of which they are capable. 09-09

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 Y
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 Y
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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