Aims and Values
Over the past thirty years, The Grange School has pioneered and developed an approach which ensures that pupils are supported in their development through a balanced provision of education, care and therapy with the combination of the following provision:
- Individual Therapy
- Child centred Family Support
- Whole School Therapeutic Support
- Educational programmes
- Rapidly developing broad and balanced curriculum, including vocational opportunities
- Key Stage 4 students agree an individual learning programme which combines GCSE's, Vocational Education and the school's extensive 24 hour curriculum.
- These are inter-related, progressive and responsive to individual needs. This rich history and experience provides the basis for the on-going development of the school.
The Grange Therapeutic School is committed to providing, developing and improving education, care and therapeutic support which is responsive to the special needs of all our pupils and where each individual is valued within a safe, caring and supportive community, characterised by high expectations, quality teaching and the highest standards of physical and emotional care.
To create and sustain an educational community where:
- Pupils are safe, healthy, able to enjoy and achieve, participate positively and make progress
- Our approach to education, care and therapy is balanced, progressive and responsive
- Every child is able to explore his inner self, his environment and his responses
- All staff through their attitudes, actions and behaviour facilitate the healthy physical and emotional development of every child
- Pupils can achieve to their maximum potential by accessing a wide range of provision.
The success of individual young people is founded on our core values of respect, dignity, trust and well-being, a commitment to realising the potential of each child and young person through a broad and enriching curriculum, growing independence and widening the opportunities for continued learning and work. We will:
- Be professional in our approach
- Be willing to explore, challenge and change in order to improve
- Be responsive and flexible in meeting individual needs
- Challenge discrimination and positively seek equality of opportunity for all
- Create and deliver the educational, physical and social environment that is essential to the health and well-being of all pupils
- Engage with families and carers, local authorities and agencies to support and strengthen the child’s place within his family and community
- Make full, efficient and effective use of all our skills and resources to deliver learning, care and support of the highest standard