Philpots Manor School

and Sixth Form

Based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner, for children with special educational needs.

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Philpots Manor School

Philpots Manor is an Independent residential special school founded in 1959. We offer co-education for day and weekly boarding students aged 7 to 19.


Our curriculum is based on the principles of Rudolph Steiner. We include all areas of the National Curriculum.
This curriculum strongly supports educational achievement while also providing therapeutic elements and encouraging pupils to develop independent skills.


Residential Care

We provide pupils with a safe, secure, caring and nurturing “home from home”, we provide pupils with a vast array of nutritional meals and activities. Dedicated Care Staff are responsible for each young person’s daily care helping to develop student’s social, self-help and independent skills.



We offer a wide variety of therapies including Speech & Language, Occupational Therapy, Cranial Osteopathy, Drama Therapy and Creative Arts Therapy. We use qualified Therapists who work closely with both our teaching and care staff, so knowledge of a pupils needs are applied to the whole of his/her individual programme.


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