Introduction to The Grange Therapeutic School

Hear from staff and pupils at The Grange Therapeutic School and find out the difference school life makes for our pupils.

A safe and happy environment — from age eight to adulthood

Set in 20 acres of Leicestershire parkland, The Grange Therapeutic School is an ideal learning environment for children who need additional support.

Boys and girls aged 8-18 enjoy a wide and varied curriculum incorporating both traditional subjects and more vocational activities.

From vehicle maintenance to fisheries management, these skills sit alongside academic achievements in core subjects to create confident, capable young people.

Meet Levi

A young man who didn’t want to get out of bed to go to his previous school, now thriving in a learning environment without fear or worry.

Levi attends The Grange Therapeutic School in Leicestershire, where the specialist support and attention from his teachers has helped hugely.

As well as flourishing in art classes and improving in maths, he’s seeing the benefit of weekly tailored therapy sessions.

Take a look around the Lower School at The Grange

Find out about the special Nurture Curriculum at the lower school of The Grange Therapeutic School – to encourage disillusioned primary children to reconnect with school. The Assistant Head of the Lower School Katherine McKenna explains how she teaches children to “fall back in love with education”.

Weekly Boarding at The Grange Therapeutic School

Meet Care Team Leader Gill McLeod to take a look at the facilities of the residential provisions at The Grange.

Find out about the opportunities and activities available to pupils and why it’s so important to staff that they can be happy and successful.

Our Therapeutic Approach

Psychotherapist Sarah Press gives a fascinating insight into how the issues of some of the country’s most troubled youngsters are unpicked in a wide variety of therapy opportunities.

The approach is bespoke to each child and therapists work closely with teachers and care staff to ensure children can build their confidence and self esteem to make a success of their lives.

Outreach at The Grange

Outreach manager Dave Parker explains how the alternative education programme at The Grange Therapeutic School re-engages troubled learners who can be troublesome if they’re forced to attend traditional school lessons.

A bespoke approach ensures success for  students and has an impact on the whole family via this off site,  patient approach.

The Grange Therapeutic School worked for my son

Troy & his Mum talk about their own family’s experiences of securing a place at the successful Grange Therapeutic School.

The Grange offers places to pupils with a range of emotional, social and other needs and has a special approach to education, both inside and outside the classroom.  The family hope other parents of disillusioned or troubled youngsters will understand that success is within reach.

The Grange Therapeutic School: Robbie's View

Meet 12 year old Robbie who talks about being a pupil at The Grange Therapeutic School and the impact it has had on him and his family.  Robbie talks about why the approach has worked so well for him, and explains the weekly boarding routine.