Dovecote School
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Primary & Secondary
Special school
10 - 16
Other independent special school

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School Description

Dovecote School is located in a converted residential property in Llangarron, near Rosson-Wye, Herefordshire. CareTech Community Services’ board of directors is the proprietorial body for the school. There is no governing body. CareTech Community Services lead and manage a number of other independent schools in England, Wales and Scotland. The school was registered as an independent school in September 2017 and admitted its first pupil in April 2018. The school is registered to admit up to four pupils aged 11 to 16 years. All of those admitted have special educational needs and/or disabilities. These are mainly social, emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties and moderate and/or specific learning needs. All of the pupils have a statement of special educational needs or an Inspection report: Dovecote School, 5–7 June 2018 Page 7 of 10 education, health and care plan. Pupils attend the school for a maximum of 26 weeks. The school’s stated aim is to support pupils ‘to restart their educational experience with confidence and resume a pattern of learning in order to progress, attain and achieve’. Following their time at Dovecote, pupils move to another CareTech school in England or Wales or move to provision elsewhere. The school does not have a website. Hard copies of policies and other documents are available on request. Pupils’ fees are funded by local authorities. The school does not use any alternative providers or employ staff from supply agencies.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.