Skip to main content
  • Abbot's Way School
    St Mary’s Road
    BA6 9SR
  • Head: Hellen Lush and Gareth Wright
  • T 07506 578039
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 8 to 14. Type of SEN provision: Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyslexia; Dyspraxia; Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty; SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Somerset
  • Fees: £18,981- £19,581pa
  • Open days: 22nd August 2020

What the school says...

Abbot’s Way School is a fresh, forward thinking independent specialist day school, for students with dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

Situated in the historic Somerset village of Meare, our school enjoys stunning, panoramic views of the Mendip hills and indeed the ancient Abbot’s Way track across the Somerset Levels, symbolising the pathway between two islands.

We hold a passion for specialist education and the highest aspiration for our students. Highest quality, holistic provision enables students to gain individually tailored support for their specific learning differences, in order to excel and achieve their personal potential, both academic and pastoral.

Students with specific learning differences are exceptional young people, with immense brilliance and talent. They deserve the very best education where strengths are recognised and challenges are expertly understood and supported so that a student is not held back, but accelerated toward their potential.

At Abbot's Way our team of outstanding professionals work in harmony to discover, foster and develop young peoples’ strengths, enabling them to gain the self-belief and self-esteem they require, in order to flourish, thrive and learn.
The school will open in September 2020
...Read more

This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.

Do you know this school?

The schools we choose, and what we say about them, are founded on parents’ views. If you know this school, please share your views with us.

Please login to post a comment.

Special Education Needs

Abbot’s Way School is an independent specialist day school, for students with dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
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 Y
VI - Visual Impairment

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews:

☑ 30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory
☑ Instant access to in-depth UK school reviews
☑ Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools
☑ Independent tutor company reviews

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

Buy Now

GSG Blog >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

The Good Schools Guide manifesto for parents