Grimwade House has been coeducational since 1979. A school like ours is able to provide particular opportunities, experiences and interactions that may be difficult to replicate elsewhere.
Our students' needs are best supported in a friendly and family-like atmosphere that includes older and younger girls and boys. Grimwade House is able to provide the necessary emotional support that produces resilient and confident young people.
Sound coeducational teaching practice provides a wide range of activities that cater for all styles of learning. Our girls and boys are given many opportunities to experience success in some form. They are able to achieve in so many ways; consequently, they grow in confidence.
Grimwade House encourages participation in every aspect of school life, be they for boys, for girls or activities together. The many programmes offered across the school produce better informed and more robust students.
All children benefit from a positive and strong beginning to schooling. Students at Grimwade House develop resilient attitudes to learning that stand them in good stead for life-long learning. Our girls and boys learn to work and play together. They see how girls and boys can succeed together. Students are able to put this into practice and be robust, but not aggressive, as they strive for success in the future.
Leadership and the opportunities for girls and boys to develop different leadership styles derive from the culture of accepting others. A school like Grimwade House encourages diversity and a sense of community. Understanding, tolerance and 'putting yourself in someone else's shoes' are implicit. Grimwade House inspires girls and boys to take initiative and lead others as well as themselves.
Primary coeducation is great education.