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Thorpe House School, Buckinghamshire



School Details
School Crest
Oval Way,
Gerrards Cross,
Buckinghamshire,
United Kingdom,
SL9 8QA

Tel: +44 1753 882474
Fax: +44 1753 889755

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Founded:1923

Headmaster:
Terence Ayres

Headmaster's PA and Registrar:
Joanna Tyler


Accreditations and affiliations:
SATIPS, ISC, IAPS
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 16
Annual
Day Fees
£8,070
to
£15,570
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
296
Day
0
0
Full board
0
0
Weekly
0
296
Total
NA
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
25
6
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Interview, Entry test or exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Teaching, Art, Music, Sport, Siblings, Academic, Financial need, Means tested bursaries

What we offer


  • Drama/Theatre
  • Classics
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Design technology
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Cricket
  • Touch rugby
  • Athletics
  • Martial arts
  • Table tennis
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Adventure training
  • Shooting
  • Sailing
  • Rowing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Skiing
  • Language club
  • First aid/life savers
  • Young Enterprise
  • Chess
  • Canoeing
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
 
 
Head PhotoThorpe House School is a warm and vibrant school with over 90 years of experience as an excellent educational provider for boys. We are a truly unique independent day school; small enough to value and know each individual and large enough to provide him with a rich and varied range of learning opportunities, inside and outside of the curriculum.

We are the only all-through boys' school in Buckinghamshire taking boys from Nursery at age three through to their GCSE's at age 16. As a successful, approachable independent school specialising in boys' education, we understand the ways in which boys learn and we genuinely treat each boy as an individual. We understand that boys will be boys and are often lively, opinionated, physical and competitive; we harness these qualities and produce well-educated, well-mannered and well-rounded, young men. Every boy at Thorpe House is unique, some are academics, some excel in sport and others in the performing arts; each boy is different and it is that difference that we nurture and value.

At Thorpe House, you buy into much more than a school; we have created a home from home that provides a caring environment in which each boy is treated in such a way that he feels secure and an important member of the whole school body, thus allowing his learning to flourish. Our boys are at the heart of our school and are taught traditional British values such as dignity and integrity, tolerance and compassion, self-respect and respect for others and to be resilient and confident, always giving of his best.
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