The Linnet Independent Learning Centre
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Primary & Secondary
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3 - 16
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107 Mount Pleasant Road
Castle Gresley
DE11 9JE

School Description

The Linnet Independent Learning Centre is an independent day special school for boys aged three to 16 years. There are currently 15 boys on roll aged between eight and 16. Boys may be admitted at any point during the academic year. Pupils have typically experienced previous trauma and have significant behavioural, social, emotional and mental health needs. All pupils demonstrate challenging behaviour because of their complex difficulties. All pupils have education, health and care plans. A few pupils are in the care of their placing local authorities. Inspection report: The Linnet Independent Learning Centre, 11 to 13 June 2019 Page 8 of 11 The school does not use the services of any alternative providers. The school’s previous standard inspection was in May 2016 where it was judged to be outstanding. The school’s motto is ‘Well-being, involvement, support and challenge’.

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