Policies & Inspection South Kensington


School policies are reviewed and updated regularly, in line with DFe guidance.  Please click on the links below to directly access the following statutory policies.

All school policies can be obtained by contacting the main office.  Should you require these policies in another format (eg. in large print, hard copy, translated), please contact the main office.​

Pupil Premium

​The Government believes that the Pupil Premium is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between disadvantaged students and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the students who need it most and that they achieve and attain in line with their peers.

​The grant was introduced in 2011 and is allocated to schools based on the number of students on roll who are registered for free school meals, have been registered for free school meals within the last 6 years, or are children of service personnel.

An enhanced Pupil Premium Plus was introduced in April 2014 for Looked After Children, children adopted from care and children who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order.

​Some of the support and resources funded by the pupil premium also benefits children who may not necessarily be eligible for the premium but have been identified by the school as being at a disadvantage compared to their peers.

The amount allocated to AHS in 2019 was £2300, and was used to fund:

  • Full staff attachment training from PAC-UK
  • Ongoing and targeted student specific training and support for staff and parents
  • Attachment resources

School Inspections

Abingdon House School is inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and CReSTeD – the Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils.

​”The quality of the pupil’s academic and other achievements and personal development is excellent.”  “The school’s stated aim to embrace and celebrate each individual pupil is put into practice at all times.”

​Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Regulatory Compliance and Education Quality Inspection January 2022

“Abingdon House School  have worked hard to create a holistically supportive and therapeutic environment scaffolded by an effective infrastructure of systems, processes, policies, and training which ensures pupils with a wide variety of SpLD and comorbidities, feel safe and able to learn…”

CReSTeD report February 2023

“The school meets the standards in the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014, and associated requirements, and no further action is required as a result of this inspection.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate Regulatory Inspection report December 2017

“Pupils thrive in a positive, calm atmosphere of confidence-building praise. Their enthusiastic attitude to all that they undertake at school, and their commitment to working cooperatively with each other, enable them to learn to the very best of their ability.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate report January 2014