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Gretton School

Manor Farm Road, Girton, CB3 0RX

Gretton School in Girton, Cambridgeshire, is a specialist day and boarding school for boys and girls with autism. The school provides individually tailored programmes of education, care and therapy for pupils from 5 to 19 years of age.
Gretton School

Phone: 01223277438

Website: www.grettonschool.com

Registrar Details:

Sarah Overton

Term DatesOpen Days

Gretton School in Girton, Cambridgeshire, is a specialist day and boarding school for boys and girls with autism. The school provides individually tailored programmes of education, care and therapy for pupils from 5 to 19 years of age.

Typical Child

Gretton School caters for autistic children and young people aged 7-19 years old.

Highly Regarded For

Class sizes are small with high staff to student ratios. There is a purposeful, calm atmosphere in school where children have fun, are expected to work hard, learn new skills and knowledge and to behave in an appropriate manner. According to the 2020 Ofsted Inspection, "Often, pupils have not had an easy time previously in the education system. Many have lost years of education and some have significant gaps in their learning. Pupils make rapid gains at this school".

Notable Points

Gretton is a specialist autism school catering for children and young people with a diagnosis of high functioning autism.

Leavers' Attainment

A Level pass rate: 100%. A Level A* - C grades: 100% (Summer 21). Student achievement is recognised at many levels at Gretton. The curriculum is broad (in terms of subject areas covered), balanced (in terms of skills and competencies) and delivered at a range of different levels across all year groups, to enable any learner - regardless of their starting point - to achieve and progress.

Leavers' Destinations

Varied, according to individual interests.

Day/Boarding: Day & Boarding

Setting: Countryside

Sibling Policy: No

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Entry Routes: 7+, 8+, 10+, 11+, 13+, 16+

Selection: Academically Selective

Early Application: None

Curriculum:

  • British
  • GCSE
  • A Level
  • Vocational qualifications
  • Entry level and functional skills qualifications

Recreational Space:
Extensive sports facilities on campus