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we provide a happy, relaxed atmosphere in which we aim to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding

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 Founded in 1926

The school was founded in 1926 by the grandfather of the present owners, Mrs.N. Molyneux and Mrs. A. Parkinson-Curd

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Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 22, 2017 @10:00AM - 04:30PM
Assessment Week
Mon Oct 09, 2017 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Staff Meeting
Tue Oct 10, 2017 @ 3:00PM - 07:00PM
Parent Interviews
Fri Oct 13, 2017 @10:00AM - 04:30PM
Fantastic Friday TBC
Fri Oct 13, 2017 @10:00AM - 04:30PM
Break UP
Mon Oct 16, 2017 @12:00AM
Half Term
Tue Oct 17, 2017 @12:00AM
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Wed Oct 18, 2017 @12:00AM
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Thu Oct 19, 2017 @12:00AM
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Fri Oct 20, 2017 @12:00AM
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Entrance

Entrance to the school depends on the department. In the Pre-Prep children will undergo an informal assessment which allows staff to monitor social interaction and communication skills in the first instance for 3 year old children, and then, in addition, following simple instructions and basic recognition of colours, counting and first sounds for 4 year old children. Reception assessments will follow this pattern, but we will look for more advanced skills in these areas.

Entrance beyond Reception is assessed by use of standardised tests which allow us to ascertain potential. We assess Maths, English and Verbal Reasoning. In addition we ask prospective pupils to spend a day within their peer group to assess social integration. Our policy is available on request from the school office.

It should be noted, however, that placing a child's name on our waiting list does not guarantee the offer of a place. Successful candidates are informed in writing and should a place be accepted it is subject to a £500 bond the terms and conditions of which can be found in the fee information. Please note that a full term's notice is required should you wish to move your child or a term's fees in lieu of notice will be charged.

 

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Contact Us

Gidea Park College
2 Balgores Lane
Romford
Essex
RM2 5JR

 

Tel: 01708 740381

 

office@gideaparkcollege.co.uk

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