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Our Approach

Our school day runs from 9 am to 3.45pm.  The mornings are devoted to Maths and English. The timetabling allows groups of five to study maths, enabling 1:1 teaching if required and the opportunity to work alongside peers at their own level.

The afternoons are devoted to Science, Sport, Humanities, Religious Education, Art, Design and Technology, Personal, Social and Health Education or Music. The Upper School (years 7 and 8) learn French and follow a programme which concentrates on speaking and listening.

Classes rarely work in complete silence. There is a quiet, yet purposeful, buzz. Oral contributions to class discussions are valued and actively encouraged. Strong visual memory, exceptional creativity, 3-D awareness, IT giftedness and other individual strengths are encouraged in class to compensate for individual difficulties with sequences or auditory memory.

Children’s reading and spelling progress is assessed twice yearly by their individual teachers and throughout the year by their class teachers. Every child has an individual education plan setting their targets for a term. This is reviewed every term with the child, the teachers and the parents and new targets are set.

Detailed written reports are sent home to parents twice yearly. Annual reviews for statemented pupils are conducted according to the Special Needs Code of Practice.

News

  • Festive Fun at The Unicorn School

    What a festive fortnight we have had at The Unicorn School! On Wednesday 3rd December we opened our doors to parents and children alike for the annual Unicorn School Christmas Fair.

  • Oak Class Produce Wonderful Work

    This term Oak class have been working hard on building Mayan Temples, as part of their topic work on The Mayans.

  • Fruit and Vegetable Alliteration

    There was a veritable variety of vegetables at The Unicorn School this week, as Redwood class created personified veg sculptures as part of their Fruit and Vegetable Alliteration project.

Upcoming Events

  • School Open Morning

    We are delighted to welcome prospective parents to our school open morning, on Tuesday 17th March 2015, from 9am until 12pm.