East London Independent School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Welfare Road
1c Maryland Park
E15 4HT
7 - 19
Other independent special school
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School Description

East London Independent Special School is a coeducational special day school. It is registered for up to 119 boys and girls aged seven to 19 years, who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties. In addition, there is specialist provision for pupils who have autistic spectrum disorders. There are many more boys than girls. Pupils have a very wide range of ability, and many have additional learning needs, including complex behaviour. Many pupils have experienced difficulties of educational failure or emotional trauma at one or more previous schools. All pupils have statements of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. Currently, 11 local authorities fund the pupils’ placements. The number of pupils currently on roll at the school is 46, between the ages of eight and Inspection report: East London Independent Special School, 10–12 July 2018 Page 8 of 11 19 years. The school is one of three independent special schools managed by the TCES Group (Transitional Care Education Services), a social enterprise company. The chief executive officer of TCES Group is the proprietor of the school. Most pupils are educated off site for enrichment and vocational lessons in local provisions. The local providers used by the school are: Beckton Skills Centre, Alderbrook Riding School, Epping Forest College, Dockland Riders, Peacocks Gym, and Food Academy. The school’s vision is ‘to provide a rich therapeutic education in an inclusive, thriving, emotionally healthy school, whereby each pupil can succeed and make a positive contribution to their community’. The current headteacher has been in post since February 2018.

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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.

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