Northease Manor School A GSG School
- Northease Manor School
- Head: Ms Janet Felkin
- T 01273 472915
- F 01273 472202
- E pa2headteacher…orthease.co.uk
- W www.northease.co.uk
- A special independent school for pupils aged from 10 to 18 with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia, and dyscalculia; also ADD and social communication difficulties
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: East Sussex
- Pupils: 77
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Fees: Day £20,817; Boarding £28,329 pa
- Open days: June and October
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Aim is light support rather than marshmallow pillow, though this is a natural stamping (or clucking) ground for mother hen types whose unobtrusive lunchtime presence (required for fair few who require encouragement here, as in other areas) can translate to...
What the school says...
We cater for potentially able students with Specific Learning Difficulties. Providing support for individuals who are dyslexic, dyscalculic, dyspraxic and who may also have ADD and Social and Communication difficulties.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Cookery Domestic at an English Independent School (BTEC Award Level 2)
- Best performance by Girls taking Sports Leadership at an English Independent School (VRQ Level 1)
What The Good Schools Guide saysAim is light support rather than marshmallow pillow, though this is a natural stamping (or clucking) ground for mother hen types whose unobtrusive lunchtime presence (required for fair few who require encouragement here, as in other areas) can translate to rapid response where necessary. This reviewer was gently guided away from table when one child was...
Since 2007, Mrs Carmen Harvey-Browne, BA Hons PGCE NPQH (50s). Previously deputy head at More House, Farnham which (as here) has pepped up academic aspirations.
Trim-looking, unflamboyant and reassuring, she’s an example of that increasingly rare breed, the reluctant head. Took heavyweight prompting from well-wishers before she applied for post, fearing it was a step too far, both literally - it’s a longish commute to Surrey - and emotionally, given seven day a week commitment, though sometimes ‘let off home...
Special Education Needs
We are a school that caters for able pupils with a primary diagnosis of specific learning difficulties: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia. In addition, some pupils may have associated special needs.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia||Y|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|