Underley Garden School
Special needs catered for
All children and young people will have an education, health and care plan or are under assessment (education, care or health)
Children and young people whose needs stem from complex learning diﬃculties and disabilities, including autistic spectrum conditions, moderate to severe learning diﬃculties, associated medical and health issues, including attachment and mental health disorders.
We only admit children and young people whose places are funded by a UK Local Authority.
The onsite therapists which includes Speech and Language, Occupational, Educational Psychologists, Psychiatrist, Health and Therapy Assistants and Learning Disability Nurses regularly visit each class to help ensure our therapeutic approach is embedded across every aspect of Underley Garden life.
In addition to the statutory curriculum the school provides a range of additional activities including:
Vocational and work related learning
School productions and theatre trips
Field trips and visits to enhance learning
Ecology projects and John Muir Award
Duke of Edinburgh awards
Themed activity days/ weeks
External speakers and visiting practitioners, for example artists and musicians, who offer special projects and workshops
Clubs reflecting a diversity of needs
Support services provided
Speech and Language Therapy
Home school links
Underley Garden is a unique setting, providing specialist education, therapy and care for children and adults through the highest levels of expertise. Our location, on a private estate close to the Lake District, offers personal space to explore and enjoy the beautiful environment as well as wonderful opportunities to join local community activities such as our recent success as winners of Cumbria in Bloom.
Staff qualification and selection
All staff are trained to a high level in relation to the complex needs of our young people.