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Looking for a private school in Worcestershire

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SunFlower456 Mon 29-Sep-14 20:00:21

Hi Mumsnetters

Relocating to Worcester from London and needing school for a Summer term start for year 3 DD. Looking for independent school. DD has dyspraxia and auditory processing problems. Socially awkward but in mainstream school and doing okay with the help of the special needs department. Trying to create a priority list for our next visit. Can anybody suggest any schools or know of kids with similar issues and where they are at school?

CMOTDibbler Mon 29-Sep-14 20:39:17

Bredon School is brilliant for children with dyspraxia, and a lovely place too.

SunFlower456 Mon 29-Sep-14 20:53:51

Thanks, I'll go and have a look. Is there any school in the centre of Worcester with a good special needs department or teacher? Just thinking of the daily school run and work.

babyfedleaning Mon 29-Sep-14 21:01:10

Abberley is well-regarded

SunFlower456 Mon 29-Sep-14 21:06:02

Thanks. I've just been looking at Abberley's website. It looks a nice place. Do you know what Springfield is like for special needs as it looks to be quite a small place?

CMOTDibbler Mon 29-Sep-14 21:11:26

The independent preps in Worcester are Kings (St Albans by the cathedral, Hawford on the north edge of town), and RGS (Springfield centrally, The Grange on the north edge).
I don't think that any of these would really work for a child with identified issues already, though I don't know for sure obv.

SunFlower456 Mon 29-Sep-14 21:21:05

Thanks. That was what I was wondering myself. Some normal independent schools do offer support for special needs but you will have a better feel for the schools than me surfing the net.

Ree456 Wed 01-Oct-14 16:43:58

Springfield has good SEN and a lovely small caring atmosphere. Think they have an open day early Nov.

Ree456 Fri 17-Apr-15 20:43:24

RGS The Grange has places available for September if anyone has been disappointed this week.

Ree456 Fri 17-Apr-15 20:45:36

RGS The Grange has Reception places available for September 2015 if anyone has been disappointed this week.

Princess1981 Wed 11-May-16 21:52:29

Hi ,

Hope you don't mind me asking where you decided on for a private special school in Worcester in the end? My little boy is currently in reception and has been diagnosed with Dyspraxia and difficulties also seem to be indicative of ADHD. We are considering taking my son out of the mainstream education system and looking at the private route...wondered what your experience had been?

Best wishes

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