Gretton School is an independent specialist day and residential school providing individually tailored programmes of education, care and therapy for 124 boys and girls aged 5—19 years with Autism Spectrum Condition, high functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
As an NAS (National Autistic Society )-accredited school, Gretton School provides a calm and purposeful atmosphere where consistent daily routines and staffing helps to keep anxiety at a minimum and ensures that students feel safe and confident in their surroundings. Class sizes (average between 5–7) are small with high staff to student ratios. The curriculum is enriched with real-life opportunities to learn with trips, visits and outings. And learning is extended beyond the National Curriculum through weekly 'Special Interests' sessions.
This high functioning autism school provides support services: Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Drama Therapy, Educational Psychologist.
The vocational curriculum is tailored to individual needs and ambitions, and includes access to qualifications. Post-16 pupils are supported to identify and access courses at local colleges, as well as work-related learning placements within local organisations.
The main aim of this high functioning autism school is building calm atmosphere where children have fun, are expected to work hard, learn new skills and knowledge, to behave in an appropriate manner and prepare for university, college and employment.
At this special school UK tailored programmes of care, education and therapy are developed to reflect the individual needs of pupils, parents and carers, and commissioning agencies. Fees are
therefore calculated individually following a comprehensive assessment of need and reviewed periodically, or when required, to ensure that they remain in line with the needs of the pupils.