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Original 1800s, cream and blue, converted house now supplemented by purpose built classrooms and specialist teaching rooms, a recent dining hall, kitchen, library and fully equipped medical rooms as well as additional office space and an impressive new glass fronted reception area - the result of a two year £5.5m redevelopment. Ability spread from average to very bright. Pastoral care centred on...

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Classes are composed of both boys and girls from 4 to 7 years old, at aged 7 boys usually transfer to the associated Junior boys' school and girls stay on at Stanfield until they turn 11. Part of the Merchant Taylors' family of Schools in Crosby, Merchant Taylors Primary School (Stanfield) feeds directly into the Girls' School. ...Read more

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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.

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Since September 2020, Elizabeth Lynan. Previously deputy head for five years and in January 2019 was appointed acting head at Stanfield in its previous structure of a co-ed infant school and a junior school for girls. A history graduate from Durham, with a postgrad certificate in specialist primary mathematics, and an alumnus of St Hilda’s School, Liverpool, she began her working life in banking. Her first academic role was at Runnymede St Edward’s, where she spent four years as a teacher before moving to Huyton with Roby CE Primary School for a decade.


Four to 7-year-olds' assessments usually in spring term but available throughout the year (can join at any age) – observed doing age appropriate activities, looking for readiness to listen and adapt to school life. More places available in year 3 – short...

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