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Hillcrest Glebedale School

Grove Road, Heron Cross, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 3AY, Staffordshire

01782 320773



Hillcrest Glebedale School
School type Day (with satellite residential homes)
Special Needs AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH
Headteacher Ms Karen Caswell
Co-ed Age Range 7-19 years
Number of pupils 30
Associations Hillcrest Childrens Services

Hillcrest Glebedale School provides education, therapy and support for children and young people aged from 7 to 19 years with social, emotional and mental health needs.

The clinical team support the education team in developing a pupil centred curriculum which proactively promotes the children and young people’s social, emotional and mental health. We aim to deliver the highest quality provision which maximises each person's quality of life and personal achievements.

The curriculum is provided in a structured and supportive environment and is planned to meet the personal, academic and pastoral needs of the pupils at each stage of their schooling. In order to support access to the curriculum, education staff work alongside clinicians in order to understand and respond therapeutically to the children learning with us.

"Students who enter the school with negative attitudes to education achieve more than they thought possible." (Ofsted)

Students may come from foster placements or from local families that need specialist provision and many of our students reside in one of the local residential homes offered by Hillcrest Children's Services.

Hillcrest Glebedale School offers an education which exposes pupils to a broad, balanced, differentiated and relevant curriculum, presents them with challenges in which creativity is fostered and which is based on the essential elements of the National Curriculum.

The School delivers a structured programme of education, tailored to each pupil's individual needs and taking into account their Education, Health Care Plan of Special Educational Needs. Where appropriate, pupils receive targeted personalised interventions both academic and/or therapeutic.

Hillcrest Glebedale School takes a multi-disciplinary and person-centred approach to the delivery of care, education and clinical services, enabling students to develop their life skills as well as progress academically. The school aims to ensure that students are well equipped to make the transition to young adult life.