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Stoke College

By Coby F

2 years ago

Stoke College
Address: Ashen Lane, Stoke-by-Clare, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 8JE
Website: www.stokecollege.co.uk
Founded: 1415
Number of Pupils: 136
Ages: 11-18
Fees: See website for prevailing fees
Head Teacher: Dr Gareth Lloyd
Religious Affiliation: None but Christian foundation
Entrance Procedure: Selective – students are tested in Maths, English and Non-verbal Reasoning
Contact: Mrs Sarah Gowans
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Private visits are by arrangement and open events are held throughout the year

The Curriculum

Students follow a GCSE and A-level curriculum:16 subjects including Food Preparation and Nutrition and DT at GCSE and 22 at A-level. Academic study is supplemented by a Diploma programme designed to build and develop life skills.

Games & the Arts

All students take part in Games/PE lessons with many participating in representative matches. The Performing Arts also give students opportunities to share their talents, on or off stage, at our annual Whole School production and during our Arts Festival.

Pastoral Care

Form Tutors are the first point of contanct for students, parents and guardians, meeting with their forms twice daily to ensure students are well prepared, well informed, attend and deliver assemblies and PSHE etc. The Stoke community allows every child to be supported through their learning journey as per their individual needs. The Stoke pastoral team is lead by Deputy Head (Pastoral) and Designated Safeguarding Lead, Miss Rebecca Watson.

Recent Scholarships

A limited number of academic scholarships are awarded to talented students for Sixth Form entry based on competitive assessments.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

The Stoke Approach to teaching and learning is both progressive and reflective: we understand young people think and learn differently, so by prioritising small classes, enhanced by our diploma programme, we inspire minds, offer individual attention and promote happiness,  which in turn leads academic achievement and personal development.

Outstanding Characteristics

Stoke College is a small, charming, family-feel school which offers a unique educational experience – it is a place where happy children thrive and achieve. Supporting each other, celebrating successes and achievements, diversity and differences, the Stoke College community of students, staff and parents, collectively aims to have a positive impact on all those around us.