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Admissions

Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision, and we are here to help – every step of the way.

Enquiries can be made via the enquiry form on this website, or by telephoning the School admissions team on 01223 277438.

Parents are invited to visit Gretton at one our open afternoons, please look at the list of open afternoon dates and contact the admissions team to book a visit.

I’d just like to say your assessment team are amazing.  I think this is the most accurate and in depth insight into ‘J’ that we’ve ever had

Should a formal request for placement be made, students papers will be reviewed to ensure criteria is met and we will arrange for a day or residential assessment to be undertaken and produce an assessment report detailing the placement offer and fees, as appropriate.

Please thank everyone on behalf of L and I for her assessment day.  L was blown away! In just one day you gave me my daughter back.

Once a placement has been agreed by the local authority, we will develop and implement a comprehensive transition plan.

Criteria for admission:

Students must have a final Statement of Special Educational Need or an Education, Health and Care Plan and will be diagnosed with high functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome. However, due to the variation in diagnostic terminology, pupils may be diagnosed with an autistic spectrum disorder, autistic spectrum condition or autism.

Upon admission, a baseline assessment is undertaken and used in conjunction with pupils’ Statements of Special Educational Needs (SSEN) or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan) to help develop Individual Education Plans, Behaviour Plans and, where relevant, Placement Plans.

These person-centred plans detail students’ individualised academic, leisure and therapy programmes. They also identify areas of ability and need, as well as personal aims and aspirations.

Thank you for making ‘K’ feel so welcome, for the first time in a long time she came away feeling upbeat about a school, to do that is like a miracle! ‘K’ said she would feel happy and safe at your school.

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