Montacute School is a day Special School
Academy for children with severe, complex or profound and multiple learning
difficulties. Some children have additional sensory impairment, physical difficulties or
medical needs, and others are identified as being within the autistic spectrum.
The school provides for 75 pupils between
the ages of 2 and 19 years.
Montacute is situated in the Unitary
Authority of Poole which retains the responsibility for admissions, although the
school's catchment area also includes the neighbouring Authorities of Dorset and
The school received an
October 2010 when Montacute was described as 'outstanding ' with ‘excellent’
quality of teaching. The inspectors found Montacute School to be Outstanding in