Falconer School

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Falconer School
Motto 'Rise Above'
Established 1988
Type Community special school
Headteacher Johnathan Kemp
Deputy Headteachers Fraiser Cunningham & Paul Hollop
Location Falconer Road
Bushey
Hertfordshire
WD23 3AT
England
Local authority Hertfordshire
DfE number 919/7033
DfE URN 117686 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students Maximum Allowed: 75
72 (as of 4 July 2011)
Gender Boys
Ages 11–16
Houses Peregrine (Red), Merlin (Green), Kestrel (Blue)
Colours Grey (Primary), Black/White (Secondary)
Website www.falconer.herts.sch.uk

Falconer School is a secondary school catering to students with special needs (Primarily learning disabilities or those diagnosed with SEBD). Falconer is situated in Hertfordshire and provides day education for pupils that attend. The school was founded in 1974, in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Education[edit]

Falconer provides students with a range of qualifications up to GCSE-level, through a mix of both academic and vocational work. Each student has a personal say on the qualification subjects that they participate in. As of present, Falconer school offers a total of 25 qualifications which are available to students:

  • English Literature
  • English Language
  • English (mixed)
  • Mathematics (both foundation and higher)
  • Science (only 'single' science is currently available at Falconer School, while changes are being made to ensure that they are able to provide students with further qualifications in science if the student needs require so)
  • Art
  • Music (Arts Award & Full GCSE)
  • Design & Technology (Resistant Materials)
  • French
  • ICT (Qualification varies depending on student requirements, currently offers a mix of three qualifications:
    • iMedia Level 1, 2 or 3
    • ICT GCSE Edexcel
    • Computing GCSE OCR )
  • History
  • COPE Qualification
  • Law and Crime Qualification
  • City and Guilds Qualification
  • Physical Education Foundation Qualification
  • Religious Education GCSE
  • Horticulture Qualification
  • Construction Qualification
  • Engineering Qualification

(Details needed on exact detailing of courses)


Boarding[edit]

Residential facilities are available within the school for a maximum of twelve pupils. Pupils who reside in Falcon High arrive in school on Monday morning and return home at the end of school on Fridays.

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Coordinates: 51°38′49″N 0°22′05″W / 51.64700°N 0.36817°W / 51.64700; -0.36817