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Children to teacher ratios in Habs girls and boys

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mikeytmp Fri 10-Jun-16 13:44:51

I read that at Haberdashers they have 25 children in a class. Which seems a little high for an independent school. Does anyone know how many teaching assistants the class has?

bojorojo Fri 10-Jun-16 18:20:05

Why don't you go for a visit and ask? Always better to see a school for outsell and ask the questions you want answered. Personally I
Like classes with 20 or 24.

mikeytmp Sat 11-Jun-16 08:13:34

I did go. Its a nice school, but I dont remember what they said about the number of teachers and assistants in a class.

OneArt Sat 11-Jun-16 08:17:24

I went to South Hampstead (on a full scholarship), which I believe is a similar type of school, and I remember the class sizes as being around 25-26. I think that's fine.

mikeytmp Sat 11-Jun-16 09:10:45

Did you happen to ask how many teachers and assitants there were there per class? I believe teacher to child ratio is an important factor when looking for a school.

bluecarpet Sat 11-Jun-16 10:51:07

Habs girls infants 22 in a class, going down to 20 now they have a dual intake from reception. One teacher and one TA per class reception and year 1, year 2 the TA is shared between the two classes. They also have a floating infant teacher to cover absences. Habs boy infants 18 per class, don't know about staffing levels.

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