Abbeywood School is a co-educational, independent specialist day school providing high quality education for boys and girls. Based in Rotherham, the school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, alongside a range of other associated conditions
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Abbeywood School is located in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. However, pupils who attend our school travel from across the Yorkshire region.
We love having visitors and would welcome you to enjoy the Abbeywood experience for yourself. To arrange a visit contact us directly.
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We offer our learners a wide variety of opportunities which are geared towards their needs and interests. Our values of trust, resilience, engagement and enjoyment are an intrinsic part of our day to day work.
Our commitment to learning beyond the classroom and passion for our locality means that learning is vibrant and captivating. Pupils can expect a skilled and energetic staff team who are committed to excellent outcomes for young people and invested in building a robust school community, which young people can belong to and be proud of.
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At Abbeywood School we are committed to providing our pupils with a caring, positive and welcoming learning environment for them to achieve their full potential in their education and develop their social communication.
The broad curriculum allows pupils to pursue both academic and vocational paths allowing individuals to strive in their areas of strength.
We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group, the leading provider of inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success.
Witherslack Group provide specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions; Asperger’s Syndrome; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.
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