Small Haven School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

146-150 Newington Road
CT12 6PT
6 - 19
Other independent special school
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School Description

Small Haven School is an independent special school which caters for the needs of pupils between the ages of six and 17. The school is registered for 30 pupils; currently there are 27 on roll. Pupils are taught in six classes; each class has a maximum of six pupils. At the last standard inspection in July 2012, the school was judged to be good. Since that time there have been several changes. A new headteacher was appointed in 2014. Half of the teachers have recently started at the school. Most pupils have had gaps in their education or have been excluded from their previous schools. All pupils have an education, health and care plan which is often associated with social, emotional and mental health needs. Many pupils have additional needs such as autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders and speech and Inspection report: Small Haven School, 7–9 November 2017 Page 7 of 10 language difficulties. The school offers a range of therapies. These include speech and language therapy, Lego therapy, and drawing and talking therapy. The headteacher is a qualified psychotherapist. Another member of staff is an occupational therapist. The school aims to provide pupils with the ‘opportunity to re-engage in education, thrive and be well prepared for their future lives’. The school uses no alternative providers.

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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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