Merrywood House is a special school that caters for children with social, emotional and mental health needs. All children must have an Educational Health Care Plan to be considered for admission. We analyse children’s files on a child by child basis and will take into consideration the children we have onsite whilst consulting with parents and local authorities on new intakes.
Below is a list of diagnosis and experiences that a child may present with:
• Social, emotional and mental health difficulties,
• Attachment issues
• ASD / Asperger’s / PDA
• Dyslexia or Dyspraxia,
• Suicidal idealisations
• Experienced trauma in their lives
• Lived within a violent and abusive home
• Low self-esteem
• Display challenging behaviour
• Attention and concentration difficulties
• Speech and language and communication difficulties
• Sensory needs
• Literacy and numeracy difficulties
• Inappropriate sexualised behaviour
• Looked After Child
• Parent with Mental Health Needs
• Parent with Substance and alcohol misuses
• Excluded from mainstream education
In addition to this the children will require the following support:
• Therapeutic environment and interventions
• Small classroom settings
• Nurturing and home like environment which is stable and consistent
• The space to explore their own feelings, emotions and behaviours
• The outdoor wilderness that brings nature into a child’s learning, therapy and social development and enables children to care for things, such as animals, plants and their environment
We are located on the M25 and will consult with all areas. The majority of our consultations are located from London boroughs, Surrey, Kent, Sussex and East Sussex.
We follow the National Schools Contract 2013 – for more information click on the link https://www.nasschools.org.uk/national-schools-contract/national-schools-contract-2013/
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Merrywood House School
The Old Pheasantry,
Call Us: 07427 630 539
If you'd like to go through the admissions process, visit our page dedicated to Admissions to Merrywood House School here.
Merrywood House School
The Old Pheasantry
Tel: 07427 630 539
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