everyone has a personal best
Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0QS
Phone: 01258 860295
The Forum School is a 38-52 week school for students aged 7-19 with autistic spectrum disorders.
Admission can take place at any time during the school year. Please call us on 01258 860 295 to discuss a placement.
Students have full access to the National Curriculum with teaching appropriately differentiated to meet their needs. In addition, The Forum draws upon a proven programme of specialist education and 24-hour care with a wide range of clinical and therapeutic inputs.
Multi-disciplinary teams and high staffing ratios ensure intensive individual support. In each class, six, or occasionally seven, students benefit from the attentions of a teacher and two teaching assistants
Our belief is that for full potential to be achieved we must have high expectations and an open, honest relationship with parents and all professionals involved with each student.
Termly Governance Board meetings are held at The Forum School to ensure that the management of the school is closely scrutinised and held to account in all areas of responsibility. The agenda comprises:
• Voice of the Child – student feedback
• Head Teachers Highlight Report outlining achievements and challenges and progress against school improvement report
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Care
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Education
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Therapy
• Commercial Performance
• Staffing and Personnel
• Estates report
• IT report
Chair of the board is Anne Marie Carrie who is contactable on firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0208 735 6150.
The Governing Board contains key individuals from outside and within the school who attend this meeting each term and parental and staff feedback is welcomed.
Call 0800 138 1184
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