The Grange Therapeutic School in Knossington is judged outstanding in all areas after Ofsted inspection

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A residential school for children with special needs has been judged outstanding in all areas for its care provision following an Ofsted inspection.

The Grange Therapeutic School in Knossington, part of the Acorn Care and Education Group, achieved outstanding for quality of residential provision and care, outcomes for residential pupils, for pupils’ safety and leadership and management.

The report says: “Safeguarding children is at the heart of this school. Residential pupils are safe and say staff implement fair and consistent boundaries. There’s a strong ethos and underpinning philosophy which ensures pupils are in a supportive and nurturing environment within which they’re safe. Outcomes for residential pupils are outstanding and they make exceptional progress with confidence, maturity, independence skills and behaviour.”

Headteacher Tom Kempin said: “We’re delighted with the Ofsted judgement as it is testament to the hard work of staff here and their relationships with students which are based on an understanding of each young person as an individual.”