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  • Brookes UK School
    Flempton Road
    Bury St Edmunds
    IP28 6QJ
  • Head: Mr Graham Ellis
  • T 01284 760531
  • F 01284 750 177
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 16.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Suffolk
  • Pupils: 87
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: £2,450- £3,500 per term for day pupils £5,950 to £7,850 Boarding £9,500 International Boarding
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

Formerly known as Cherry Trees, the school was founded in 1982 by Mrs Wendy Compson. In 2015, the Brookes Education Group bought Cherry Trees and the school became Brookes UK (we are also known as Brookes Cambridge internationally). Soon after, Gryphon House was built. This modern building now acts as the front of the school and includes a boarding facility, a state of the art IT suite, an art studio and a science lab.

That year, Brookes UK began the process of going into secondary education, and every year since, we have added an additional Year Group to the school. In September 2019, we had our first year of going from Year 1 to Year 11. Our senior school is now complete, and growing year on year with increasing educational opportunities.

We provide a unique family environment intertwined with our distinctive, child-centred approach to teaching and learning that enables every child to reach their full potential.

We want children to be happy in school and to thrive in our care. As part of our family, each child is recognised as an individual with unique needs. We provide genuine support and guidance to both child and family alike.

Throughout their educational journey, our children develop not only academically but also as global citizens, nurturing a sense of world vision and becoming a member of society who truly stands out from the crowd.

We explore links between different disciplines to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. We enhance these connections through bespoke learning programmes that break down the barriers that can exist between individual subjects.

Internationalism is also part of our DNA and informs all subjects across our curriculum. It’s a principle that provides children with a broader understanding of today’s world. We nurture this global awareness not only through our teaching but also our family of schools that span the continents.
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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
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 Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
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 Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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