Speaking with Distinction

17 April, 2015

Calder House’s pupils have done exceptionally well in this year’s English Speaking Board exams. Forty six pupils sat the exam – in other words every child in the school apart from one who was ill on the day. And every single child passed. What’s more 39 children achieved either a Merit Plus or a Distinction – the two highest possible marks.

The ESB exam is an external examination judged by an independent representative from the English Speaking Board. Each child has to recite a poem, read aloud from a favourite book, give a talk on a subject of their choice and answer questions on it – all things which our pupils might be expected to find particularly difficult. However, these great results show just how much they have achieved!

Mrs Devereux and Mrs Davis who led the team responsible for preparing the children for the exams were delighted with the results. “These are another great set of ESB results” beamed Mrs Devereux. “Once again our pupils have shown their amazing potential and what they can achieve with the right support. Well done everyone!”

ESB Exam Results 2018

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Our best results ever: not a single child passed!

Go Ro!

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CHS pupil competes at National Schools Biathlon.

CHS Pupil Wins Spirit Of ESB Award!

16 November, 2017

Calder House pupil Eloise has been presented a Special Award by the English Speaking Board at a glittering ceremony in Liverpool.

ESB Exam Results 2017

4 April, 2017

Calder House smashes its own record as every child passes the exam and 70% are awarded "Merit Plus" or  "Distinction"

And the Winner is… CALDER HOUSE!

26 November, 2016

CHS wins Special Needs Initiative of the Year at Times Educational Supplement Independent School Awards.

Look who is back!

4 April, 2016

Former pupil Christina Meggs returns to Calder House... with 11 GCSEs!

Ofsted 2015: OUTSTANDING!

15 December, 2015

Ofsted says Calder House is "Outstanding" in all areas (again!)

ESB Exam Results 2016

14 December, 2015

Calder House pupils have achieved another excellent set of results in this year’s English Speaking Board exams. Every child in the school was entered into the exam... and every single one passed!

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