20 Marcham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1AA
10 reasons to choose The Unicorn School, Juniors
The Unicorn School, Juniors has a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Abingdon and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1 mile.
The Unicorn School, Juniors is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 6 and 13 years with dyslexia and related learning difficulties. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of The Unicorn School, an all-through school to age 16. The Unicorn School, Juniors fees are £8,655 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
The Unicorn School, Juniors has one class per year and an average class size of 8 pupils.
The school specialises in helping children with specific learning difficulties. At age 11 or 13, Junior pupils have the choice of moving back into mainstream education or staying on at The Unicorn School to GCSE.
The Unicorn School, Juniors curriculum
School uses a creative curriculum for all year groups, based on, but adapted from, the National Curriculum. Curriculum also includes PSHE, French. CReSTeD recognised dyslexia specialist provision school. Teaching takes place within the classroom and in daily one-to-one sessions. It is a Microsost Showcase School to reflect the high degree of integration of digital learning in the curriculum. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 6.
All pupils have an Individual Education Plan. Specialist staff include primary age teachers, subject specialists, SpLD specialists, Speech and Language Therapists, and Occupational Therapists.
Sport at The Unicorn School, Juniors
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum.
The Arts at The Unicorn School, Juniors
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.45pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs can extend the school day to 5.00pm.
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