The Unicorn School

The Unicorn School provides specialist education for pupils aged 6-17 years who have Specific Learning Difficulties: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). The school provides a positive, nurturing environment in which every child is helped to build self-confidence, appreciate their learning difficulties and develop their own personal learning style. Our goal is for every child to flourish at The Unicorn School.

20 Marcham Road
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 1AA

+44 (0)1235 530222

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ISC associations: ISA, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 107

The Unicorn School fees:

Day fees per term:
£8,165 to £11,138

Scholarships & bursaries:
Available

ISC reference number:
10167

DfE reference number:
931 / 6109

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 7 to 17 (64)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 7 to 17 (43)

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The governors of The Unicorn School are committed to broadening access to the school by offering to eligible parents/guardians means-tested financial support with the payment of schools fees. Such support is known as a bursary and bursaries may be awarded in the form of a discount of up to 100 per cent on tuition fees payable, depending on the financial, compassionate or other pertinent circumstances of applicants. Bursary awards are subject to repeat testing of parental means each year and may be varied upwards or downwards, depending on parental circumstances. Awards are made on the basis of the confidential Unicorn School scale of awards which sets out award levels in relation to a family's financial circumstances. The scale of awards is reviewed and revised annually by the bursar and Headteacher to reflect any changes in fee costs and is approved by the governors. Though awards are generally tied to this scale, they may be varied upwards or downwards depending on individual parents'/guardians' circumstances (e.g. their savings, investments and realisable assets as well as their income, the size of their family, any other persons dependent upon them and like factors), compassionate or other pertinent considerations. Requests for financial support usually fall into two categories:  New applicants to the school where a place has been offered but parents/guardians are unable to fund the tuition fees.  Existing pupils where a change in parents'/guardians' circumstances has resulted in difficulty in meeting tuition fees and may result in the child being withdrawn part way through a stage of education.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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