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  • St Mary's School and 6th Form College
    Wrestwood Road
    East Sussex
    TN40 2LU
  • Head: Mrs Amanda Clugston
  • T 01424 730740
  • F 01424 733575
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  • A special independent school for pupils aged from 7 to 19
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: East Sussex
  • Pupils: 71
  • Religion: Inter- / non- denominational
  • Fees: Day from £30,000; boarding from £55,000 pa
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 21st January 2016
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 14th November 2014
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

St Marys works with young people and their families to ensure children and young people and their learning are at the heart of our thinking. We provide a safe, secure and caring environment which fosters relationships based on respect, mutual trust and understanding of difference. St Mary's delivers a stimulating, creative and engaging curriculum that is both accessible and challenging for all our children and young people, which develops their skills, abilities and talents and prepares them for adult life. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Self Development at an English Independent School (ELQ Band B)

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Special Education Needs

St Mary's is a registered charity. It is a Children's Trust dedicated to educating and caring for young people between 7 and 19 years of age, all of whom have complex needs. The trust has a school (7-16), a college (16-19) and is also involved in outreach work and assessments. All our young people are within the moderate learning difficulties (MLD) range and have particular needs in regard to Speech/Language difficulties, autism, physical disabilities and complex medical conditions, all of which are met by an experienced education, therapy, care and nursing staff. St Mary's is a DfES approved Non Maintained Special School. Nov 09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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 Y
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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