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Our main goal in education is to help children and young people reach their full potential. At Polaris, we recognise the importance of specialist education and support for children who need a tailored approach to learning. 

We support children and young people with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH), communication and interaction, cognition, and learning needs, and our experienced education teams work hard to deliver highly innovative and personalised curriculums that are tailored to individual pupil's requirements. 

We ensure that we offer safe and nurturing environments, where all children are valued as individuals so that they can achieve the very best for themselves and their future. Our empathetic staff teams work closely with pupils to build trusting relationships, review their needs regularly, and differentiate the curriculum accordingly, so that we can offer individualised support for their special educational needs.

All our pupils benefit from small, friendly classes of a maximum of 5-7 pupils per class, allowing us to really get to know our children, achieve positive outcomes and succeed in providing pathways that enable a smooth transition to higher education, training and apprenticeships.

Making a difference to children and helping them to grow is what's most important to us and so we provide an innovative curriculum that enables each of our learners to develop their personal, emotional, social, and academic skills and knowledge, which will shape their whole life.

What makes us unique?

We work with children and young people who have primarily Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH), and often complex and challenging needs with communication and interaction, cognition and learning. 

Our education service includes special therapeutic schools, as well accredited silver award attachment and trauma sensitive schools. Our Head Teachers, Deputy Heads and Progress Engagement Guides have extensive experience in SEN, fostering and supporting children with challenging needs; working alongside our strong leadership teams of Qualified Teachers, qualified SENCos, our Speech and Language Therapists and Director of Education.

We provide attachment and trauma-informed learning, so are able to work holistically and sensitively to enable young people to feel safe, included within the school community and able to reach their full potential.

Our Schools

Our schools provide specialist education for children and young people with a variety of complex needs.

Our mission is to provide each pupil with a tailored, diverse and appropriate education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes engagement, inspires learning and encourages achievement.

View our schools below, where you can find out more – or, if you’d like to know more, get in touch with us today!

ISP School Teynham

Situated on a tranquil farm, ISP School Teynham provides specialist education for 7-16 year olds with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH), communication and interaction, cognition, and learning needs. The school has a Speech and Language therapy team who work in collaboration with education staff. 

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ISP Polar Restart Centre

Designed to prepare young people for the transition they face when moving to a new school after a change of placement or when moving into the area from another local authority, they also support young people to transition back to their school during and following exclusion or long term absence.

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ISP School Battle

ISP Battle work with children who have primarily Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH), including communication and interaction, cognition and learning needs. They have opportunities for pupils to experience all aspects of the Equestrian world, from hands on grooming to riding out on the Estate.

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Kirby Moor School

An accredited silver award attachment and trauma sensitive school, based in Brampton, England. Kirby Moor is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and supports children with complex needs, specialising in Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

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Herdley Bank School

Herdley Bank is a special annex at Kirby Moor School in Brampton, focusing on supporting children with complex learning, social and emotional needs that require a nurturing but predictable, low stimulus environment.

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Easthorpe School

Situated in the village of Ruddington, Easthorpe is a new school providing specialist education. With the target of opening in September 2022 (subject to approval), the school will work with children who have primarily Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The school will offer a full curriculum with significant outside space to support the creation of a therapeutic environment for our children.

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