Millcourt School

Millcourt School is a co-educational, independent, specialist day school, providing high quality education for boys and girls. Based in Shelf, the school will meet the needs of a diverse group of pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, alongside a range of other associated conditions.

Notification: Coronavirus/COVID-19

We want to reassure parents and carers that as a school we are closely following government guidance concerning the current Coronavirus situation.  We are also regularly monitoring any updates concerning the guidance.  You can view the current government guidance by clicking the button below:

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Our Location

Millcourt School is located in Shelf, West Yorkshire. However, pupils who attend our school travel from across the Yorkshire region.

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Welcome from the Head Teacher

We are a school that provides a highly specialised educational package that encompasses a broad and varied academic and social curriculum. This curriculum will open the door for pupils to new opportunities and experiences.

We work in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals as we recognise the importance of a collaborative approach to supporting the needs of children and young people in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.

A skilled and diverse staff team will listen to and support pupils as they overcome any barriers they have to learning and provide a range of therapeutic support. We aim to develop the pupil as a whole, broadening their knowledge, celebrating diversity and developing an understanding of the wider world..

Millcourt School also ensures there is successful transition into each pupils next stages of education or employment and will equip students with a range of academic and social skills for life.

Paula Harris

We are dedicated to:

Achieving the highest quality education and nurturing care so that every child can achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.
Developing positive relationships between school, home and the wider community.
Providing a happy, positive, secure and caring environment.
Offering a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum.

Aims and Ethos

We are committed to providing our pupils with a happy, nurturing and motivating atmosphere for them to enjoy their learning and where they are encouraged to reach their potential.

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Our School at a Glance

Small class sizes of no more than 8 pupils with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.
Dedicated family liaison to enable consistent communication with parents and carers and to support induction for new pupils.
In school clinical support which liaises with external agencies and school staff to provide highly effective and individualised therapeutic interventions.
Internal Team Around the Child (ITAC) meetings where all staff involved with the child discuss progress and plan new strategies, establishing an integrated approach between education and therapy.
A highly qualified, diverse and well-trained staff team that work closely with individual pupils to meet their educational and social needs.

We are part of Witherslack Group

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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