Welcome to School for Inspiring Talents – Ashburton

Place House is in Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor. Our school provides a rural setting that offers children the space to develop, grow, and establish links with the wider community.

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Welcome to Place House

 

Our school has five classes, each with access to sensory rooms, reflective spaces, and harbours (calm rooms).

 

Our peaceful, rural setting benefits from plenty of outdoor space available for students to explore. All classes have regular access to our outdoor classroom and Forest School area – we also make the most of the extended grounds on long walks when Blu (our therapy dog) is spending time with us.

 

The facilities and variety of learning environments support our staff to build positive relationships based on trust with all our students, regardless of individual interests.

Lucy Grenen: Head of School

Welcome to College House

 

At College House we have five classes. Our children are aged between 10 and 16 years old. Classrooms are all close to sensory rooms, reflective spaces and harbours. As well as taking part in their lessons each day, children have plenty of outdoor space available in the garden area and we also have a Forest School area where they can play, make dens, and even have a barbecue! We also have regular visits from Chris, our Outdoor Therapeutic Practitioner and Blu, our therapy dog.

 

Staff take every opportunity to build positive relationships and to make sure we are engaging children in their areas of interest, as well as planning for the next stage of their journey, whatever that may be.

Lewis Harben:
Head of School

Meet the team

Pete Jenkins:
Executive Principal

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Lucy Grenen:
Head of School

Paul Woodger:
Teacher

Rachel Ford:
Teacher

Sarah King:
Teacher

Issy Harben:
Teacher

Shaun Hanley:
Teacher

Chloe Sutcliffe:
Pastoral Lead

Diana Hulsz:
LSA

Scott Ham:
LSA

Gabe Ross:
LSA

Jake Price:
LSA

Jordan Cooper:
LSA

Julia Rybczynska:
LSA

Lee Wilson:
LSA

Molly Jeffery:
LSA

Paul Blake:
LSA

Peter Bilham:
LSA

Tessa Cunningham:
LSA

Jo Greaves:
School Administrator

A school you can trust

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