About Us

Grafham Grange School is a special school set in 42 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside in Grafham. Our school offers education for up to 70 students, referred from local authorities across the South of England.

All our students have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) as their primary identified need, though the majority of students have additional special educational needs such as autistic spectrum conditions; speech, language and communication difficulties; ADHD; opposition defiance and attachment disorders.

Our school is part of the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHCAT) and as such we collaborate across the Trust to share good practice, information and resources. This collaborative working allows us to better support our students and families through well-established multi-agency working practices. Staff at Grafham Grange work as a team to address the educational, social and therapeutic needs of our students in a cohesive and multi-disciplinary manner to ensure that high quality care and guidance is given to support all our students.

At the very heart of Grafham Grange School is the desire to deliver to our students an education that is equal to that received by their mainstream peers along with the very best professional support to allow them to overcome their individual barriers to learning and to find the skills and talents that evidently lie within them. We have a bespoke approach to each student so ensuring that they are able to grow as self-confident individuals able to confidently take their next steps in their lives after their time with us.

Grafham is ideally situated, geographically, developmentally and strategically to become a leading SEMH Hub within and across the South East. We are a highly motivated, hardworking school, totally committed to providing life chances and opportunities for our young people in a caring, stable, safe but challenging environment.

 

The School has gone above and beyond in helping my son

Parent of Year 11 student

 

Latest News

Product design

In Art, students have been working on product design. Each year group are looking into the world of packaging, marketing and advertising. Students have been using various skills and research techniques to answer the question; What makes good packaging? Some …

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Planters Project

In Design & Technology students have brought back the ‘Planters Project’ from last year and student Jamie has made an excellent planter to use at home (pictured below). Students have also been getting back to nature by building bird boxes …

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Christmas celebrations in Food Technology!

Students have been celebrating Christmas in their Food Technology lessons. They have been constructing gingerbread houses and taking part in a yule log decorating competition. The chocolate brownie made by Jay was the winner of the Christmas competition!

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Comic Relief football festival

The plans were set in place in January for a Comic Relief football festival involving staff and students from Grafham Grange  and St Dominic’s School. We didn’t want a festival for just the elite so we decided to split into …

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