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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 
  Gender   Mixed
  Religious Affiliation    None
  DfE Number   315 7003

Who to contact

Telephone
020 8646 2620
E-mail
adminofficer@melrose.merton.sch.uk
Website
Melrose School website
Notes

 Entry to Melrose is via an Education,Health & Care Plan (EHCP) or current Statement of Special Educational Needs.  Applications should be made via the Merton SEN Team.

Location

Address
Church Road
Mitcham
Postcode
CR4 3BE

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday to Friday

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
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

Local Offer

Description

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.

Links
SEN Information Report
Last updated: 11/05/2021
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