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Gym and good sized indoor pool are serviceable but undistinguished, and there's a really state of art modern theatre building, much used for really exciting performances – Hairspray, The Lion King etc. Stunning sensory garden with open-air pavilion for either teaching or just sitting and thinking. Sport is really important. Masses of other activities after school, and day pupils can go home at 4.45pm or stay later for prep and activities. Pupils genuinely believe that there is no bullying and that any potential problems can and will be sorted out by sympathetic but firm pastoral staff. Parents confirm that the merest sniff…

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What the school says...

Wycliffe is committed to fostering individual learning in all areas of the curriculum and pupils benefit from small class sizes with a high teacher to pupil ratio. One of Wycliffes aims is to cultivate each pupils unique talents and to bring out the best in its pupils by creating a supportive learning environment which promotes individual achievements in all fields. Specialist teachers ensure outstanding teaching delivery across the curriculum and a wide variety of extra-curricular activities enable the school to offer a fully-rounded education designed to develop confidence and self-esteem. Wycliffe enjoys excellent academic traditions and offers both academic and non-academic scholarships at 13+ for academic excellence, art, drama, music and sport. There are generous bursaries available for HM Forces families. ...Read more

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Head

Since September 2020, Helena Grant BEd (Plymouth). Previously deputy head at Monkton Prep in Bath. Brought up in Hong Kong until she was 17, she brings a knowledge of Asia and a personal experience of boarding school in the UK from aged 13. Started her teaching career in a Devon primary school, then spent nearly 20 years in the international sector in Greece, Tanzania and Kenya. ‘I believe in childhood. I believe in fun, being outdoors and active as much as possible, getting messy, exploring and holding on to that wonderful sense of curiosity into the early teenage years. And that is why I chose to work here,’ she says. Her vision for the school? ‘Strong academics, a range of opportunities to challenge and inspire all children and a personalised pastoral care system to...

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Special Education Needs

See Wycliffe College entry for details. School is registered with CReSTeD, for the teaching of children with dyslexia.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia Y
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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