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(UK) Devon: Special school joins group; 'This are exciting times indeed'--headteacher

Sept 26, 2022, Devon Live: Boost for Highgate Hill House School as it joins special education group

SW England

A school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs has joined the Melrose Education group. Highgate Hill House School near Holsworthy an independent school for children aged 5 to 16 years, near Holsworthy has recently joined the Melrose Education Ltd who are building a group of special education and alternative provision schools, their priority being to positively change education outcomes for every one of their learners.

Being the fifth school to join this group, Highgate will benefit from increased support and funding, whilst pupils will be celebrated for their individuality and achievements.

The four remaining schools that make up the Melrose Education include Orchard Education in North East Lincolnshire, Break Through School in Belvedere, The Learning Centre in Bromley and the Rowan School in the West Midlands.

Headteacher Gina Wagland said: “These are exciting times indeed, the passion and commitment of the team at Melrose Education is infectious. Belonging to this prestigious group will mean even more exciting opportunities for our children, sector-leading benefits for our staff, support to help us achieve our goals and improved outcomes for all”.


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