Cedars School, Key Information for Parents

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Cedars School of Excellence is a non-selective Independent Christian School based in Inverclyde, Scotland. It is a day school catering for girls and boys from the age of 5 to 18. The school focuses on creating a happy environment where students can achieve success. Cedars school focuses on individualised learning through small class sizes. It also runs an ‘open door’ policy with regards to parents and encourages open communication with parents at all times. To achieve this the school makes full use of email and the school blogs to keep everyone fully up to date.

The school offers a Scottish curriculum with examinations focusing on the Highers for seniors and Advanced Highers at post-16. Students are taught in small classes, using a range of methods including interactive learning through a 1:1 iPad scheme for every child in the school. At senior level the iPads can be taken home by students and used to support homework as well. Integral to this system is the use of iTunes U. This is used both for teacher’s professional development, and for students to access learning materials, in additional to classroom learning and presentations.

Pupil Age Range 5 to 18
Boys or Girls Co-Educational
Number of Pupils 100
Day Fees Per Year £6,710
Boarding Fees Per Year n/a
6th Form Yes
Year Founded 1999
Nearest Airport Glasgow
Religious Ethos Christian
Nearby School: St Columbas
Area: All Glasgow Independent Schools

Student’s learning also benefits from the school’s house system. Houses receive awards to celebrate achievements in a range of areas. These include, but are not limited to, their academic learning. Students are also awarded for being responsible citizens, confident individuals, successful learners and effective contributors.

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