CHILTERN EDGE is a small, friendly school with a strong academic tradition and was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September
CHILTERN EDGE is a small, friendly school with a strong academic tradition and was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2012. The school provides students of all abilities with an appropriate and challenging curriculum. All needs are supported and they have an excellent programme to encourage gifted and talented students. The majority of students progress to The Henley College, with large numbers moving on to university.
The school’s philosophy centres firmly on providing excellent personalised support for students. Students can experience a wide range of cultural, sporting and extracurricular activities including skiing, camping, canoeing and mountain walking. The school offers exchanges and visits to France and Germany, which support their long foreign languages tradition. They have an outward-looking curriculum and strong international links. They have been awarded the International Schools Award.
Sport is an important part of the curriculum with fixtures in rugby, football, badminton, hockey, netball, athletics, rounders and cricket and staff encourage players at county and national level. A number of pupils row at Reading Rowing Club, and the school works in partnership with national governing bodies in rowing and cycling. Chiltern Edge pupils have represented Great Britain at junior, under 23 and Olympic level.
thousands of pounds to local charities. Our record of community service in the local area is strong. Students learn about their rights and the responsibilities that go with them. Public speaking
Chiltern Edge has strong links with our primary, secondary and tertiary partners. This partnership ensures high quality education for all students across 13 years of education, making it the local school for the Sonning Common area and offering a distinctive choice for parents in Caversham and North Reading.