Ferndearle School was established in 2001 and is registered with the DFES as an Independent Special School for pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD). The school caters for pupils between the ages of 5 and 16 (key stages 1 to 4) and is well equipped to provide a differentiated time table for different student’s needs.
The school is specialised in catering for pupils who have emotional blocks to learning as a result of traumatic experiences.
The school provides a placement for pupils who live in care at Ferndearle and offers day placements to pupils from the local community. The school offers 52 week residential placements. The school has two sites with staff ratios relevant to the pupil’s learning needs.