The Grange Therapeutic School

Special needs catered for

Pupils will be aged between 8 and 18 years

All pupils will have a statement of special educational needs or EHCP

The statement will specify that the pupil exhibits social, emotional and mental health difficulties or high functioning autism

Pupils will normally have been assessed as being within the low average to above average ability range

Pupils may have learning difficulties and/or low attainment that are associated with their emotional and behavioural difficulties

Pupils may have specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia

Pupils may have experienced significant trauma or have attachment difficulties

Specialist facilities

Specialist facilities/curriculum We provide a broad and balanced curriculum. The emphasis is on English, Maths, Science and ICT in all year groups with a strong learning outdoor offer. We ensure that the core subjects are taught in the mornings when our students are more focussed, and their concentration is high. In the afternoons the curriculum becomes more practical and active and includes Cycling, PE, Art and Design, Music, Fishing, Outdoor Pursuits, Horticulture, Horse Riding, Construction, Small Animal Care etc. In all these activities the focus is on teamwork and developing social skills.

Support services provided

Full therapeutic offer included SALT, occupational therapy and psychotherapy.

Home school links

We have a family support system run by our stakeholder support officer.

General environment

General environment The school is set in 20 acres of parkland including lakes and forests. Upper school is housed in the main building a Victorian grange. There are two residential houses The Manor and The Spinney.

Aims and philosophy


Raise achievement through a commitment to high standards and expectations

Enable every child to succeed as an independent, enthusiastic and confident learner

Provide active, co-operative and independent learning through dynamic and high quality teaching

Create an atmosphere where each child is valued as an individual, enabling them to develop a positive self-image, self-discipline and respect and tolerance for others

Ensure equality of opportunity at all times, so that each child is given appropriate support and enrichment

Create an inclusive learning community which challenges and enables every learner to flourish, prosper and develop aspirations for a successful future

Provide a welcoming, secure, stimulating and enriched learning environment

Provide an innovative, creative and integrated curriculum which inspires and motivates children to learn and which takes account of different learning styles and their future aspirations

Work in partnership with parents, carers, children and the wider community

Support pupils through a range of therapeutic interventions to meet their SEMH needs.


The Grange Therapeutic School
15-17 Somerby Road,
LE15 8LY


01664 454 264



[email protected]


Teaching staff



Ollie Sharp

Residential care staff


Special needs support staff


DFEE Registered number


Length of school year

Day and Residential 38 weeks

Age range

8-18 years

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