Melrose School (part of Melbury College)
Melrose is a maintained special school and provides for pupils with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) between the ages of eleven and sixteen years. Many of these pupils also have associated learning difficulties which are wide ranging in terms of severity.
|Type of School||Community Special School|
|DfE Number||315 7003|
Who to contact
- CR4 3BE
Time / Date Details
- Session Information
Monday to Friday
- Referral required
- Referral Details
All admissions to Community Special Schools are referrals through the Local Authority. Requests can come from other boroughs local to the area and for parity and fairness, are processed in the same way through London Borough of Merton
A child / student has to have an Education, Health and Care Plan to attend Melrose School
Pupils will have experienced a variety of issues within mainstream settings and have an Education and Health Care Plan.
Pupils have a range of Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) and some have associated learning difficulties which are wide ranging in terms of severity.
Melrose work closely with a range of professionals. A Speech and Language Therapist, Music Therapist, Educational Psychologist and CAMHS worker are all based on site on one day a week. Their own Safer Schools Officer is on site twice a week, along with a full time Greenhouse Mentor.
Accredited qualifications including GCSEs are offered in years 10 and 11. Most pupils go on to Further Education College. Other possible destinations are traineeships or an apprenticeship. Melrose has links with colleges and alternative education providers that provide vocational courses such as construction, mechanics and catering.
SEN Information Report