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Wilds Lodge School

Stamford Road, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8QQ

Wilds Lodge School is a specialist therapeutic boarding and day school for pupils aged 5-19 years old with autistic spectrum condition and social, emotional and mental health needs. It is located across several sites in the beautiful countryside near to...
Wilds Lodge School

Phone: 01780767254

Website: www.wildslodgeschool.co.uk

Registrar Details:

Hannah Smith
01780 767254

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Wilds Lodge School is a specialist therapeutic boarding and day school for pupils aged 5-19 years old with autistic spectrum condition and social, emotional and mental health needs. It is located across several sites in the beautiful countryside near to Empingham, Rutland.

Wellbeing & Pastoral Care

Wilds Lodge is a therapeutic school, for children with a diagnosis of autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs. Therefore therapies are numerous and include drawing and talking therapy, music, art, dramatherapy etc. Boarding is arranged is small houses, by age, and each house has dedicated staff to help with the transition to and from school/boarding.

Typical Child

Wilds Lodge School caters for children with a diagnosis of autistic spectrum condition and/or social, emotional and mental health needs. Weekly boarding is offered to boys only, and girls are welcome to attend on a day school basis.

Highly Regarded For

School staff focus heavily on ensuring that children feel settled and safe and pupils quickly start to develop socially, emotionally and educationally. The whole-school therapeutic approach enables young people to thrive and to better manage their emotional responses. They were named Boarding School of the Year in the TES Independent School Awards in 2020.

Notable Points

The school is a dedicated therapeutic provision hence numerous specially qualified therapeutic staff.

Day/Boarding: Day & Boarding

Setting: Countryside

Sibling Policy: No

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Entry Routes: 5+, 6+, 7+, 8+, 10+, 11+, 13+, 16+

Selection: Not Academically Selective

Early Application: None

Curriculum:

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

Recreational Space:
Extensive sports facilities on campus