The Children's Trust School

Special needs catered for

Profound, multiple learning difficulties, severe physical disabilities, sensory impairments and complex medical needs. Expertise in education of girls with Rett Syndrome and children with acquired brain injury.

Specialist facilities

Separate educational, therapy and residential buildings. Multi-sensory, vibro-acoustic and soft play rooms. 24-hour curriculum of integrated education, therapy and care. Speech, Music, Occupational and Physio therapies. 48 and 52 week placements. Differentiated curriculum for further education.

Support services provided

Doctors on-site during the day with Thames Doc back-up at night, regular support from Consultant Paediatrician, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Audiologist, Chiropodist, Dietician, Orthotist, Dentist, School Doctor, Nurse and Social Worker, Optometrist, Advisory Teachers for Visually and Hearing impaired.

Home school links

Partnership with parents. Parents’ evenings offering talks, workshops and demonstrations. Home/school links encouraged. Pupils may spend alternate weekends in school.

Aims and philosophy

The Children’s Trust School aims to provide a safe, caring and organised environment in which each child’s special needs can be met. The school offers extensive grounds and gardens, specialist play equipment and a nature trail.The Children’s Trust School is part of The Children’s Trust – the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury, neurodisability and complex health needs.

Staff qualification and selection

Multi-disciplinary team working in both school and residences. Appointment depends upon relevant experience and qualification. Three week induction for all staff. Regular in-house and external training for all staff. Well established system of staff supervision and appraisal.

Address

The Children's Trust School
The Children's Trust,
Tadworth Court,
Tadworth,
Surrey,
KT20 5RU

Telephone

01737 365810

Fax

01737 365819

Email

school@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

Website

www.thechildrenstrustschool.org.uk

Established

1985

Teaching staff

13

Headteacher

Samantha Newton

Residential care staff

54

Special needs support staff

7-10

DFEE Registered number

936/7069

Length of school year

A 48 week programme of which 39 weeks are academic and 9 are based around extra-curricular and social activities during half terms and holidays.

Age range

3-19

Number on roll

44

Type of school

Mixed. Full/weekly boarding & day

Fees

Available on application

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