The Perse Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory School A GSG School
- The Perse Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory School
- Head: Mr James Piper
- T 01223 403920
- F 01223 403921
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.perse.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Cambridgeshire
- Pupils: 436
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £12,516 - £14,535 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: The Perse School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Of course the school is academic, with intellectual, fast-paced, sparkling learning, but there’s also an emphasis on extracurricular activities – not just 'a school for bright nerds and geeks’. Sport, music, drama, outdoor pursuits… there’s even...
What the school says...
A happy and purposeful, fully co-educational place of learning where children achieve high academic standards within the context of a first class, all round education. The School possesses outstanding classroom and creative arts facilities, complemented by first rate sports fields, an Astro Turf and extensive play areas.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2014, James Piper BA PGCE (30s). Previously deputy head of Bilton Grange. Educated at S Anselm’s and Repton. Read classics at Durham, PGCE from Pembroke College, Cambridge, and is completing a masters in educational leadership at the University of Buckingham. Started teaching career at Aysgarth, then spent 11 years at the Dragon School (was head of classics and housemaster of year 6 boys’ full boarding house). Married, with three children. Outside interests include cricket and golf.
Head of pre-prep: Mrs Sarah Waddington, BSc MA PGCE.
By assessment: 'observed play' for nursery (32 places) and reception (about eight places); entry into prep for external applicants (another 30 places) by the school’s own entrance tests in English and maths and verbal reasoning, as well as an interview and report from the...
Special Education Needs
The School has a Head of Learning Support with a remit to maximise opportunities for all children who need individual support and enable them to reach their full potential.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|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|