The Retreat
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Post 16
11 - 18
Other independent school
Not Rated

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School Description

This is a school that feels like a family. Pupils enjoy their learning and feel safe because staff look after them. Staff know the pupils inside and out. They understand the complexity of pupils’ needs. As one pupil commented, ‘They just get me.’ As a result, staff get the best out of pupils. Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils and want every one of them to be the best they can be. When pupils join the school, many have failed at their previous setting and have been out of education for some time. Pupils are often switched off from learning. Staff work tirelessly with pupils to re-engage them with their studies. Staff support pupils to manage their behaviour well by tailoring their approach to the individual needs of each pupil. Pupils respond to this. They take a real pride in their work and achieve well. Pupils are pleased when their classmates succeed and are proud of each other’s achievements. Staff help pupils to understand what appropriate behaviour looks like in preparation for life after school. Everyone is confident that there is no bullying in the school. Pupils are closely supervised so any fallouts between individuals are quickly sorted.

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The Retreat 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.