Acorn Wood
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Primary & Secondary
Special school
5 - 16
Other independent special school

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Boarding Type
Watery Lane
SY13 3LR
01948 880639

School Description

This is a small school with big ambitions for everyone. Set in beautiful countryside, pupils have lots of opportunities to connect with nature and learn outdoors. Every day is a new adventure. Pupils cannot wait to attend. This is significant for pupils who have not been to school for long periods. Leaders and all staff want the very best for pupils. Pupils access a rich set of experiences, alongside a balanced academic curriculum. Pupils can express who they are and who they want to be. Pupils know it is ‘ok’ to be themselves. Pupils settle in quickly and enjoy coming to school because they feel safe and happy. This helps them to engage well with their learning where they mostly display positive attitudes. Pupils are supported by staff who genuinely care about them and their futures. This is important for pupils who have experienced disruption to their learning. Relationships are positive. Bullying is not tolerated. All staff know pupils well and take an interest in them as unique individuals. Teachers plan work to meet pupils’ needs so that they can experience success. On rare occasions, this work could be more challenging to stretch pupils further.

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