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New Opportunities for All

The following sessions are open to all of our Parents and Carers to support you with more ideas of what you can do to help your child with:- COMMUNICATION Thursday 13th October 3.45- 4.45pm Elizabeth Lydia from the Visual Impairment Service is in school training us on TASSELs which is an on- body si...

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Our New Minibus

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

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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   

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Ofsted Latest

Please click on the links below to find out about our Ofsted Progress Letter from Jill Ofsted Letter

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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
  • 26th September at 17:01

    Nominations are coming in 'thick and fast' for our prospective Chair person, Deputy and Secretary for the School Council. Some m...

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  • 26th September at 16:42

    A huge thank you for all the donations that are coming in for our Shoe Box appeal! We have enough boxes now. Thank you! Please don...

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  • 26th September at 10:39

    For all our Parents and Carers, we are offering the opportunity to come and learn how to do sign language. There are three worksho...

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    Montacute Sunshine Cafe is open for business! Every Friday morning from 10.15-11.15 am Everyone welcome! Your chance to come in t...

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  • 26th September at 10:27

    NEWS FLASH! Many thanks to Emily, a sibling of one of our pupils, who asked if she could learn how to do sign language so she cou...

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Montacute School

3 Canford Heath Road
BH17 9NG

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