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Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils

Schools in Category DSP

Schools in this category are established primarily to teach pupils with Dyslexia (SpLD). Many schools in this category provide support for a wide variety of specific learning difficulties in addition to dyslexia.

Bredon School — Gloucestershire

Contact Details Pull Court, Bushley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 6AH
Tel: 01684 293156
Fax: 01684 298008
Email: enquiries@bredonschool.co.uk
Web: www.bredonschool.co.uk
Location Rural
Status Ind, Bdg Wk, Bdg Day
Student Details 174 Boys
56 Girls
Ages 7 — 18
Special Needs Dysc, Dysl, Dysp, P&S
Associations ISA, SoH BSA
Exams GCSE, GCE, AS/A2, BTEC, NVQ
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI
Comments Small, friendly school with specialist provision for children with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia. The school benefits from a working farm, extensive Outdoor Education and full CPD for the dedicated teaching staff.

Bruern Abbey School — Oxfordshire

Contact Details Chesterton House, Chesterton, Oxfordshire, OX26 1UY
Tel: 01869 242448
Fax: 01869 243949

Email: secretary@bruernabbey.org
Web: www.bruernabbey.org
Location Rural
Status Ind, Wk Bdg, Day
Student Details 99 Boys
Ages 7 — 13
Special Needs Dysl
Associations IAPS
Exams Common Entrance
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI, Ofsted Social Care
Comments  

Calder House School — Wiltshire

Contact Details Thickwood Lane, Colerne Near Bath, Wiltshire, SN14 8BN
Tel: 01225 742329

Email: head@calderhouseschool.co.uk
Web: www.calderhouseschool.co.uk
Location Village
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 34 Boys, 14 Girls
Ages 5 — 12
Special Needs Dysc, Dysl, Dysp, ADD, P&S
Associations BDA, Dyspraxia Foundation
Exams KS2 SATS and English Speaking Board
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, Ofsted
Comments National Curriculum. Speech therapist and OT consultant on site. Re-entry into mainstream education usually within three years.

Fairley House School — London

Contact Details 30 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU
Tel: 0207 976 5456
Fax: 0207 976 5905

Email: enquiries@fairleyhouse.org.uk
Web: www.fairleyhouse.org.uk
Location City
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 140 Boys, 49 Girls
Ages 5 — 16
Special Needs Dysl, Dysp
Associations ISA
Exams SAT, KS123, Nat' Curr'
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI
Comments Occupational and Speech & Language Therapists on site. Re-entry into mainstream educaition.

Frewen College — Sussex

Contact Details Brickwall, Northiam, Rye, Sussex, TN31 6NL
Tel: 01797 252494
Fax: 01797 252567

Email: office@frewencollege.co.uk
Web: www.frewencollege.co.uk
Location Village
Status Ind, Bdg Wk, Bdg Day
Student Details 79 Boys (Ages 7 — 18)

36 Girls (Ages 9 — 18)
Special Needs Dysc Dysl Dysp S&L
Associations BDA, BSA, ISA, ISC
Exams GCSE
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI, Ofsted, Ofsted Social Care
Comments Separate Preparatory School. Speech and Language, and Occupational Therapists on site. Emphasis on Literacy, ICT, outdoor activities and Art. Strong pastoral support.

Holm Court School — Cambridgeshire

Contact Details Abington Woods, Church Lane, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire, CB21 6BQ
Tel: 01223 778030

Email: admin@holmecourt.com
Web: www.holmecourt.com
Location Rural/Urban
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 10 Boys, 10 Girls
Ages 7 — 13
Special Needs Dysc, Dysl, Dysp
Associations  
Exams GCSE, Functional Skills (not ALAN), CACHE, D of E
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, Ofsted
Comments A happy solution for children with dyslexia providing a curriculum governed by individual need. Dynamic, intensive multisensory specialist approach by identifying and overcoming a wide range of difficulties. SALT and OT are available on site. Pastoral care, Literacy, numeracy, ICT and outdoor activities are key focuses. Mainstream integration opportunities are available with our sister school, including GCSEs.

Knowl Hill School — Surrey

Contact Details School Lane, Pirbright, Surrey, GU24 0JN
Tel: 01483 797032

Email: office@khs.education
Web: www.knowlhillschool.org.uk
Location Village
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 34 Boys, 14 Girls
Ages 7 — 16
Special Needs Dysc, Dysl, Dysp, ADD, P&S
Associations NASEN
Exams GCSE, BTEC, Functional Skills
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, Ofsted,
Comments National Curriculum; Occupational/Speech & Language Therapists; Emphasis on Technology; Instrumental Enrichment programme.

Moon Hall School, Reigate — Surrey

Contact Details Flanchford Road, Leigh, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 8RE
Tel: 01306 611372

Email: schooloffice@moonhallcollege.co.uk
Web: www.moonhallschoolreigate.co.uk
Location Rural
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 68 Boys, 45 Girls
Ages 7 — 16
Special Needs Dysl, Dysp
Associations ISA
Exams GCSE, BTEC
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI
Comments Provides a full mainstream curriculum for primary and secondary pupils geared to mastering literacy and numeracy; identifying and developing individual talents and achieving good GCSE results both in core and additional subjects. Small group lessons, integrated remediation and support using specialists whose teaching is tailored to the needs of the individual pupil. Maintains a traditional independent school ethos that encourages the development of interests in sport, art, drama, music and other skills.

Moon Hall School — Surrey

Contact Details Pasturewood Road, Holmbury St Mary, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6LQ
Tel: 01306 731464
Fax: 01306 731504

Email: enquiries@moonhallschool.co.uk
Web: www.moonhallschool.co.uk
Location Rural
Status Ind, Wk Bdg, Day
Student Details 35 Boys, 11 Girls
Ages 7 — 11
Special Needs Dysc, Dysl, Dysp, P&S
Associations ISA
Exams SAT OCR Typing & Word Processing
Inspection Reports ISI
Comments MHS shares the site of Belmont Prep School and has access to all their excellent facilities. Pupils benefit from joining with their pupils in all sports activities, and school musical/theatrical productions and Assemblies. The school is highly specialized and is able to offer a mainstream curriculum tailored to the particular needs of dyslexic pupils; delivered by specialist teachers in small groups of approximately seven pupil.

Shapwick School — Somerset

Contact Details Shapwick Manor, Shapwick, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9NJ
Tel: 01458 210384
Fax: 01458 210111

Email: office@shapwickschool.com
Web: www.shapwickschool.com
Location Rural
Status Ind, Bdg Wk, Bdg Day
Student Details 155 co-ed
Ages 8 — 18
Special Needs Dysc Dysl Dysp ADD P&S
Associations ISA
Exams GCSE and 6th Form Courses
Inspection Reports Ofsted
Comments Shapwick School, winner of the 2016 Independent Schools Association Alternative Provision award, provides specialist education for children with dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. The school is co-educational and caters for students from age 8 to 19 with a 1:8 teacher/pupil ratio. It operates on the philosophy 'If children can’t learn the way you teach, then you need to teach the way they learn'. Shapwick understands how to teach the national curriculum in a way that overcomes students' learning difficulties. This develops their self-esteem, which in turn builds their self-confidence, and allows them to realise their potential and move on to the next stage of their education. 'The same road by different steps'

The Dominie — London

Contact Details 55 Warriner Gardens Battersea London SW11 4DX
Tel: 0207 720 8783

Email: info@thedominie.co.uk
Web: www.thedominie.co.uk
Location City
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 15 Boys, 15 Girls
Ages 6 — 12
Special Needs Dysc Dysl Dysp ADD P&S
Associations BDA
Exams GCSE, BTEC
Inspection Reports CReSTeD,Ofsted
Comments National Curriculum. Specialist teachers and clinical therapists provide an integrated approach for SpLD pupils. Majority of pupils re-enter mainstream education.

The Moat School — London

Contact Details Bishop's Avenue, Fulham, London, SW6 6EG
Tel: 0207 610 9018

Email: office@moatschool.org.uk
Web: www.moatschool.org.uk
Location City
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 65 Boys, 30 Girls
Ages 9 — 16
Special Needs Dysc Dysl Dysp ADD P&S
Associations ISA
Exams GCSE
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, ISI
Comments The Moat School was established in 1998 as a pioneering school to allow children with Dyslexia the opportunity to access an academic education. Focussing on pupil personal development The Moat aims to accommodate not only pupils with a SpLD diagnosis but also any child who struggles in a traditional classroom.

Unicorn School — Oxfordshire

Contact Details 20 Marcham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1AA
Tel: 01235 530222
Fax: 01235 536889

Email: info@unicorndyslexia.co.uk
Web: www.unicorndyslexia.co.uk
Location Town
Status Ind, Day
Student Details 69 co-ed
Ages 6 — 13
Special Needs Dysc Dysl Dysp ADD P&S
Associations  
Exams  
Inspection Reports CReSTeD, Ofsted
Comments We aim to reintegrate into mainstream education in 2 to 3 years. We also take children with specific language difficulties.