• MCUTE 154
  • school1600by465
  • slide
  • slider2
Poole to Paris Fundraising Adventure

 FRENCH AFTERNOON We enjoyed french food, learnt some french words, sang 'Frere Jacques' and had a quick dance before we waved goodbye to our cyclists...... Our six intrepid cyclists have started their massive cycle ride from Poole to Paris to raise £5000 to provide therapy support and equipment fo...

Read more
Our New Minibus

We recently took delivery of our new minibus. Click here to learn more

Read more
Our video

                 Created by the video team at 4Com Plc and donated by the 4Com Foundation   A huge thank you to 4Com from all at Montacute School   

Read more
Fund Raising

  We are delighted with our brand new school building and now want to make sure our play areas are wonderful too! We are fundraising hard to make sure that all of our pupils, whatever their age or their needs, have great fun places to be with their friends and learn outside. If you would like to...

Read more

Montacute is a specialist school for children and young people who have Complex Learning Difficulties or Disabilities (CLDD).

This means that our pupils usually have more than one part of themselves that affects their ability to learn. These parts interact with each other to create a unique picture in terms of their individual learning needs and abilities. People with CLDD are unlikely to fit into a ready–made learning framework, and need a very personalised learning pathway put together for them.

At Montacute, we have skilled staff with different types of expertise who can collaborate together – as well as with external consultants where needed – to create learning approaches for individual pupils, based on finding out about that particular pupil. If we come across a pupil who needs us to have some knowledge we do not have, we will train ourselves so we can support that pupil.

We specialise in taking pupils who are at the most complex end of the spectrum, ie. children and young people whose ability to learn has been most affected by their difficulties and disabilities.

Here are some examples of diagnoses our pupils may have:

  • Autism
  • Communication Difficulties
  • Complex Developmental Delay 
  • Complex Medical Needs
  • Emotional / Mental Health Needs eg. Anxiety / OCD
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Sensory Integration Difficulties
  • Sensory Disabilities

Montacute can take pupils from the age of 2 to the age of 19, or at any points in between.

To read our prospectus please click on the links below
  • 5th July at 08:13

    These are the holly removers extraordinaire who worked really hard to clear away lots of the prickly stuff from our outside area P...

    Visit us on facebook
  • 4th July at 08:01

    We are currently looking for a lunchtime assistant, and a cleaner, to join the Montacute team: We need an experienced Lunchtime A...

    Visit us on facebook
  • 23rd June at 17:15

    The Super Seven go on an adventure ( Part 1) ! Our intrepid students working for their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award went on their ...

    Visit us on facebook
  • 19th June at 11:29

    Team Montacute played cricket last week at Milton Abbas, with our friends from Wyvern and Mount Joy schools. Everyone had a fabulo...

    Visit us on facebook
  • 19th June at 07:10

    We hope all our Dads had a great Father's Day in the glorious sunshine yesterday!...

    Visit us on facebook
Montacute School

3 Canford Heath Road
BH17 9NG

Tel: 01202 693239
Fax: 01202 657363
email: office@montacute.poole.sch.uk