Fair Ways School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Post 16
Special school
11 - 19
Other independent special school

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New Road
SO31 7HE

School Description

Fair Ways is a unique and vibrant school. Pupils who arrive at the school have often had a hard journey to get here. Many have gaps in their schooling, and some feel rejected by the education system. The Fair Ways School gives these pupils a fresh start and an opportunity to reignite their passion for learning. Here, pupils can pursue their interests, celebrate success and make mistakes without the fear of ridicule or embarrassment. The school is nurturing and safe. Pupils are taught to manage ‘big feelings’ and are given the space, support and dignity to regulate themselves, control their emotions and learn from their experiences. Friendly staff are on hand to help pupils at every step. Pupils, rightly, have great faith in the staff to help them to make good decisions. The trust that pupils place in the adults is hard-earned, and staff treat this with care. These strong relationships help pupils to feel safe and to make the most of their time at school. Pupils are closely supervised. Their interactions are carefully managed, which helps them to form warm and appropriate friendships with others. Bullying is extremely rare and identified quickly to prevent things from getting out of hand.

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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.