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Grateley House School

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Pond Lane, Grateley, Hampshire, SP11 8TA (Map)

Phone: 01264 889751

 Grateley Nov 2022

➜ Grateley House School Prospectus (Download)


Grateley House is a 38 week school offering residential and day placements for young people aged 11-19 years, who have a diagnosis of Autism or have strong emotional/behavioural traits of the Autistic Spectrum, typically high functioning Autism.


The school can support young people with other associated difficulties such as ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia. Secondary mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression and its associated behaviours can also be accommodated when such difficulties occur as part of (but not in place of) an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 


All young people in the school will have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) or a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN).



Students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum which extends throughout the waking day. A significant part of the learning process is catered for after school, structured activities. We aim to teach self-management through the provision of a range of strategies that allow students to develop their strengths and manage their difficulties successfully.


Bespoke learning programmes for students

Individualised plans are designed to meet students' specific needs, and these plans form the basis of the four-way partnership between the student, school, family and Local Authority. The curriculum is tailored to individual needs and it is supported by Individual Education Plans (IEPs). These plans allow each student to have access to a challenging, broad, relevant and differentiated curriculum that is designed to be Autism Spectrum Disorder friendly.


Our consistent approach provides an atmosphere of predictability and security in which students are able to work, learn and enjoy their leisure time.


The main school building is a large country house set in 8 acres of grounds which provide a beautiful and secure setting for outdoor activities.


The Proprietor

The proprietor of the school is Farouq Sheikh, Chair of the CareTech Board. 

The representative of the Proprietor of the school, whose address for correspondence during both term times and holidays, is: Andrew Sutherland, Director of Education, Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 1AG. 


Student Profile

✓ Mixed gender ages 11 – 19 years

✓ A diagnosis of Autism 

✓ Associated difficulties such as: ADHD, Dyslexia & Dyspraxia

✓ Secondary mental health conditions that occur as part of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (but not in place of) such as: anxiety or depression

✓ Has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) or a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) (Wales)

Our dedicated team include:

✓ Specialist teachers

✓ Teaching assistants

✓ Residential staff

✓ Key workers

✓ Speech and language therapists

✓ Clinical psychologist

✓ Consultant psychiatrist

✓ Cognitive behavour therapist

✓ Occupational therapist