Our Mission

To unlock and develop the confidence and individual talents of each child.

Our Vision

  • To nurture every pupil, enabling them to be resilient and build self-worth, through the widest variety of opportunities.
  • To provide our pupils with an engaging, collaborative and progressive teaching and learning community based on mutual respect, an understanding of individual needs and the willingness to rise to challenge.
  • To ensure both day and boarding pupils are well prepared, within the context of a character and values education, for their next school and adult lives in a fast-moving and challenging globalised world.

Independent Schools Inspection Report 2018

Swanbourne House School was awarded ‘Excellent’ in all areas following its latest ISI Inspection in December 2018.

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“We are delighted with the report and to be graded excellent in every area is a very proud moment for Swanbourne House. It is a testament to the standards, ethos and values we work so incredibly hard to uphold every day. I am particularly pleased that the Inspectors recognised the value we place on individual development and self-worth when working towards academic and co-curricular attainment.”                      Mrs J Thorpe, Head

ISI Observations

“Pupils are able to flourish academically, thanks to the excellent rapport which they have with their teachers, who pay close attention to the individuals’ needs.”

“Children make strong progress and gain confidence from the quality of their lessons, which are genuinely collaborative.”

“Pupils enjoy success and fulfilment in a wide range of activities beyond the classroom.”

“The Children are very competitive, in a good-natured way. They undertake their extra-curricular activities in a similarly spirited and committed manner.”

“Pupils display respect towards one another with ease, in accordance with the tenants of ‘The Swanbourne Way’, the School’s code of conduct.”

“Pupils thrive as members of an inclusive community which celebrates diversity.”

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