Hopedale School Admissions (day pupils)

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Hopedale School is registered for up to 58 children, and accepts boys and girls in the 5-18 age range. Referrals are accepted from Local Authorities, and to ensure group cohesion and appropriate matching, all potential applicants for places are processed carefully by the Principal.

It is anticipated that children will have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and/or may have aspects of Autistic Spectrum Condition. Children will have a statement of special educational needs. The policy of Hopedale School is to obtain as much relevant information as possible about the child, school situation and family background prior to admission.

Here is a summary of the admissions process: Hopedale Admissions Policy.