Sheiling School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Horton Road
BH24 2EB
5 - 19
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
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School Description

The school is part of the Camphill Movement and was opened in 1951. In 2012, the arrangements under which it is owned and operated were revised and adjusted. Its proprietor is now the Sheiling Special Education Trust Limited. All pupils have an education, health and care plan or a statement of special educational needs. All pupils have moderate, severe or complex learning difficulties. They are placed Inspection report: Sheiling School, 28–30 November 2017 Page 9 of 12 in the school by a wide range of local authorities from across the south of England. The school does not use any alternative provision. There is no off-site unit run by the school or in conjunction with other schools. The school is situated in extensive grounds in a rural location. The school’s proprietor also operates the children’s home, where most of the pupils live, and a specialist college, both of which are located on the same site. The head of school is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the school, under the direction of the principal. The principal also provides leadership for the children’s home and the further education college. The school is currently undergoing a building project to provide a music room.

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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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