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  • St Joseph's Specialist School & College
    Amlets Lane
    Cranleigh
    Surrey
    GU6 7DH
  • Head: Mrs Annie Sutton
  • T 01483 272449
  • F 01483 276003
  • E office@st-josephs…eigh.surrey.sch.uk
  • W www.st-josephs….surrey.sch.uk
  • A special independent school for pupils aged from 5 to 19 with autism, moderate to severe learning difficulties, and associated complex needs
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Surrey
  • Pupils: 72: 19 girls, 52 boys; sixth formers: 28: 5 girls, 23 boys.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Fees: From £57,000
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 21st June 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 12th May 2010
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

The RC ethos underpins the school’s philosophy, and if that involves acceptance, inclusiveness and individuation, it is surely religion at its most worthily applied. The school’s motto – a deeply moving one, we felt – is ‘No Limits … Just Possibilities’. The large and beautiful grounds are an immense natural asset. 'We try to use outside more and more.' No idle solitary wandering here, because few of these learners would be safe alone, but wonderful opportunities for small groups on the woodland walk, the labyrinth, the sensory…

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What the school says...

We are an outstanding special school that caters for children with Autism, MLD, SLD and other associated complex needs. Additionally some children have ADD, Fragile X, Downs Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, or Dyspraxia. A Specialist School in the SEN area of Comunication and Interaction and Creative Arts. The school has also been awarded the Autism Accreditation by the National Autistic Society. We are also a registered children's home offering Care, Education and Therapies over 52 weeks as well as weekly and 38 week residential options ...Read more

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Principal

Since April 2016, Annie Sutton. Has worked in education since 1998, starting as an SEN assistant before qualifying as a maths teacher and becoming head ofyear in a large West Sussex secondary school. She joined St Joseph’s in 2010 as deputy head, initially with responsibility for inclusion and achievement as well as leader of RE, and was appointed to the top job after the retirement of long standing principal – Mary Fawcett. Annie has five children.

Academic matters

St Joseph’s children have a great range of learning difficulties. The majority are on the ASD spectrum, ranging from those who also have Downs, who are non-verbal and who suffer from eg Oppositional Defiant Disorder, to high functioning learners who may achieve a few GCSEs. Children have MLD, SLD ADD, Fragile X, Williams Syndrome, dyspraxia and other associated...

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Special Education Needs

We cater for students with MLD/SLD and those on the Autistic Spectrum. We also specialise in the development of learners with communication difficulties. Some learners have additional medical needs such as controlled epilepsy, asthma and allergies. Conditions include: ADHD, ASD, Fragile X, Downs, Williams, Dyspraxia. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
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
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

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