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One singularity of The Lyceum is the emphasis it places on a topic approach – that is, picking up on a subject or theme which will allow the children to experience it through a host of media and disciplines. ‘For me,’ said a parent who has had two children go through the school, ‘this way of learning has been decisive. It allows the children to get immersed and excited in a way which feels very natural.' They are particularly proud of their summer term concert – the so-called ‘summer pudding’. Sport becoming a real strength...


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Since September 2022, Mike Stanley. He grew up in a family of teachers and education runs through his core. Educated at Blundell’s School, then Cardiff University, where he read ancient and Byzantine history. Before joining the Lyceum he was head of years 5 and 6 at Rokeby School in Kingston, deputy headmaster of Walhampton and then headmaster of Forres Sandle Manor.

His educational philosophy is based around recognising, understanding and nurturing children as individuals and working with parents to help develop their skills for the future, emotional intelligence and inner strength. Married with two children, one at the University of Bath and one at Bryanston. He loves sport, particularly rugby and cricket, and is an avid Surrey County Cricket member. He enjoys travelling and has an ambition to visit every...

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Special Education Needs


Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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 Y
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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