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Chesham Grammar School

CGS is an outstanding co-educational grammar school.

Who to contact

Contact Name
School Office
Telephone
E-mail
office@cheshamgrammar.org
Website
Chesham Grammar School

Where to go

Name
Chesham Grammar School
Address
White Hill
Chesham
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP5 1BA
Venue Notes

Limited parking is available on site. There is one disabled parking spaces situated outside the Sixth Form Centre.

Good public transport links include buses from nearby towns and Metropolitan line trains which terminate in Chesham.

The school is situated approximately 0.5 miles from the town centre up a steep hill.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Term Time and school hours

Other Details

Age Ranges
From 11 years to 18 years

Referral

Referral required
No

Local Offer

Description

"It is an outstanding school where students come first"

The school believes that:

  • every student has a right to develop his/her full potential,
  • every student has a right to a broad, balanced, relevant and challenging curriculum which is appropriate to his/her abilities
  • diversity supports the learning of all

The schools objectives are to:

  • address the needs of all students irrespective of whether they have physical, sensory, emotional, behavioural, specific or general learning difficulties
  • ensure discrimination or prejudice is eradicated
  • identify barriers to learning and participation, and to address students’ needs
  • recognise, value and celebrate achievements, however small
  • work in partnership with parents/carers in supporting their child’s education
  • provide appropriate resources (both human and material) as funding permits
  • involve the student in the process of identification, assessment and provision, ensuring that his/her wishes are taken into account
  • implement the statutory recommendations
  • guide and support all school staff, governors and parents in SEND issues.
Contact Name
Learning Support Department
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
sarah.howard@cheshamgrammar.org
Local Offer Links
School Website
CGS SEND Policy
Local Offer Age Bands
Adults (16+ years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Needs Level
All needs met
SEN Provision Type
Universal service (No referral required)

Schools Extended Local Offer Response

Current Ofsted Rating
Date: 13/03/2014  Rating: Outstanding  URN: 137091
What type of provisions you offer
Mainstream Provision
Mainstream Provision Numbers:
Approximately how many children do you have on roll?
  1300

Approximately how many children/young people have a Statement/EHC plan in your provision?
  7

Approximately how many children/young people are accessing specialist provision without a Statement/EHC plan?
  70

Admission criteria and how pupils access specialist provision (start of school year or mid-year)

Please see our website for admission details: http://www.cheshamgrammar.org/180/admissions?search=SEND POLICY The admission arrangements for children with SEND are no different than for other children, except when the school is a 'named placement', designated by the LA in an SEND statement/EHCP plan.

Future developments for SEND provision

The school will continue to offer mainstream education to all students who qualify, supported by external agencies, such as the health service.

Contracts with other Local Authorities / Counties / Health providers

The school continues to work alongside a variety of agencies and services, for example: Physiotherapy, Speech and Language services & Audiology.

Last Updated
02/11/2016

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