The Orchard Independent Special School
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12 - 16
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Unit 1, Sargon Way
Great Grimsby Business Park
DN37 9PH

School Description

The Orchard is an independent day school, which is part of Orchard Training and Education Limited. The school is registered as an alternative learning provider to admit up to 50 pupils. The local authority or their mainstream schools, where they remain on roll, refer pupils. The school was first registered by the DfE in January 2017. This is its first standard inspection. The school currently has two pupils on roll over the registered maximum. This is a temporary event because two places for the reintegration of pupils to a mainstream Inspection report: The Orchard, 13–15 March 2018 Page 8 of 11 school were withdrawn at short notice. The school is located on an industrial estate in Grimsby. The school also runs a smaller ‘nurture centre’ in the town, approximately 3.4 miles from the school. Most of the pupils have behavioural, emotional and social difficulties and have been excluded or are at risk of permanent exclusion from their mainstream school. There are currently 16 pupils on roll who have education, health and care plans. Pupils take part in physical education at off-site purpose-built facilities. The school does not use any alternative education provision.

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The Orchard Independent Special School Catchment Area Map

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.