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It is a rather wonderful bubble, and feels a world away from the relatively close Midlands cities. All but a tiny handful board. Everyone says it is a school for children who really want the full boarding experience –  no flexi approach countenanced here to ease the way for those valuing their own ‘me time’. When we dined at one house, the boys were completely charming – enthusiastic about everything at school and genuinely interested in their visitors. These are young people whose... 

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Uppingham School is a fully boarding school established in 1584, the School is situated in a beautiful part of central England. There are immense rewards in terms of academic and social development to be gained from the Uppingham experience. In addition to the Schools strong commitment to music, drama, art, design and technology, and sports, high academic standards are a priority. If pupils are willing to be helped and guided there is virtually nothing they cannot achieve at Uppingham. ...Read more

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Headmaster

Since 2016, Dr Richard Maloney MA (theology at St Andrew's) PGCE (Cantab), early 40s, previously head of Bede's Senior School. An alumnus of Latymer Upper School, Dr Maloney began his career in West Yorkshire. In 1997, he became head of RS and, later, head of sixth, at Chigwell School, during which period he completed an MA at King’s College, London. In 2006, he was appointed deputy headmaster of Sutton Valence. During his tenure there he became a PhD but left after three years to take up the Bede's headship - whilst still in his 30s. We described him at Bede's as 'A man of palpable energy - physical and intellectual - complemented by equal measures of compassion, dedication, ambition and vision'. He transformed that school and has become hot educational property.

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Special Education Needs

The aim of the Learning Support department is essentially to support boys and girls to achieve to the best of his or her ability in mainstream subjects. This department supports pupils who need help in learning. The degree of support varies according to individual needs, most pupils having slight, rather than moderate or severe, learning difficulties. Dec 09.

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