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A school in which almost anything seems possible, seen as both an originator and a facilitator of opportunity of all kinds. It is a broad and generous vision and, given the preoccupations... Brimming confidence and high aspiration can breed complacency, and the school tries hard to subvert this, acknowledging that...

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Prospective parents are welcome to arrange to have a tour of St Paul's Juniors by making an appointment with the School Secretary. There are five tours each week with no more than eight parents in any one tour.

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2022, Oliver Snowball, previously headmaster of Eaton House The Manor Girls’ School in south west London. He read English at Nottingham before gaining a master's in theatre studies at Goldsmiths. Taught English and drama at Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School, then moved to Kent College Pembury for ten years, where he became deputy head and interim head of the prep school. He is married to Claire and has two children.


Inevitably, a very oversubscribed school. The main entry points are 7+ where 54 boys are admitted (from around 350 applicants) and 8+ when another 18 boys join (around 260 applicants). They sit tests in English, maths and reasoning. No past papers. Those who don't make the cut at 7+ are able to reapply at 8+ and feedback is given to parents following the 7+...

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Special Education Needs

If a boy passes our entrance exam and is dyslexic or dyspraxic and it is felt useful, we will provide one lesson of one-to-one support each week. In addition, boys who have been recommended by an educational psychologist to use a laptop may do so in lessons and exams.

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

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