• A Global Family

    The world is full of opportunities. We give your child a place to grow so they can reach out and grab them.

    Our School

  • Learning for Everyone

    Whatever your child needs, our curriculum inspires them to reach their full potential.

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  • Building The Whole Child

    Our students have the confidence to achieve, but also the character and values to become valued members of society.

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  • Teachers Who Care

    Our experienced teaching staff care about the education of their students, and are always prepared to go one step further.

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  • Join Our Community

    Our close-knit community of parents, teachers and students is our pride and joy. We hope you can be a part of it.

    Admissions

  • A World of Excitement

    Our packed calendar of events and activities will make each day special.

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  • Helping Children Grow

    Your child can go anywhere. We aim to give them the confidence to get there.

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Classroom Information

At Dover Court our small class sizes allow us to provide education that is tailored to your child's individual needs.

  • Our School - Classroom Information

We believe that by teaching children in smaller groups, we can devote more time to their individual needs and personalise their learning. 

The classroom is a place of exciting and enriching activities, and small class sizes help our teachers to focus on the requirements of each child.

All classrooms are fully air-conditioned, light, airy and equipped with purpose-built school furniture. Students are encouraged to take pride in their environment. After all, a large proportion of their lives is spent at school.

Class Ratio

Our intended maximum class size can be found below. We believe that these sizes go hand in hand with the Dover Court ethos of providing personalised learning for each child. This is substantially below what is allowed by the Council for Private Education.

Mainstream

  • 22 intended maximum
  • 2 integrating students
  • 1 fully qualified teacher
  • 1 teaching assistant at KS1 Level

EAL

  • 20 intended maximum
  • 1 fully qualified teacher

Department of Supportive Education (DSE)

  • 10 intended maximum
  • 1 fully qualified teacher
  • 1 teaching assistant at all levels

The benefits of smaller classes

  • Teaching in smaller groups brings several benefits:
  • Students' attention is focused on the lesson
  • Children get to know each other well and form lasting friendships
  • Teachers can adjust their programme to suit every child's needs
  • Students are encouraged to participate and express themselves

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