Admissions

Grafham Grange offer up to 70 places for students aged 10-16 with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.

For a child to be admitted, the Academy must be named by a Local Authority (LA) in the child’s Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) with the primary need of SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health). The consultation procedure is extensive and is designed to ensure that each child is able to benefit from the provision offered by Grafham Grange.

For a child to be considered for Grafham Grange they will have an EHCP and in the majority of cases the child will also have a range of special educational needs and disabilities, some of which may be complex. This may include one, or a combination, of the following:

– Speech, Language and Social Communication needs

– Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

– Oppositional Defiant Disorder

– Conduct Disorder

Visits to the school are integral to the admissions procedure. If you would like to visit our school please contact the school office to arrange an appointment. To avoid disruption to the student’s learning visits are conducted on Tuesday mornings.

Please find below our Admissions Policy and Admissions Procedure:

OHCAT Admissions Policy

Admissions Procedure

 

 

The School has gone above and beyond in helping my son

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