The Sheiling School is built on the strength of relationships between pupils and between pupils and staff. In our experience what matters to children and young people and to their families is that they are happy, well, included in what is happening around them and able to engage meaningfully with the life of the school - in their house group, their class group and in relation to the whole school community and beyond.
What the Sheiling offers children and young people is:
- a chance to find their place
- the right environment in which to build confidence and skills
- opportunities to increasingly take on more responsibility and independence
We achieve this by promoting a nurturing culture within which each child or young person receives the right support, guidance and care relevant to their needs. We offer clear rhythms and routines to promote a healthy lifestyle, including good eating, sleeping and activity rhythms as relevant.
The school's natural and built environment is a rich resource to aid children and young people's learning, leisure and wellbeing. Set in large grounds with play areas, woodland and plenty of open areas the school environment plays a key role in the children's and young people's development.
We encourage you to visit and see for yourself.
Our Mission Statement
To create an educational therapeutic community and environment, which upholds each person's human integrity and spiritual wholeness and where every child and young person, both because of and despite their individual challenges, has something to give and something to learn through all of their relationships with others.