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 special school founded in 1959. We offer education for day students aged 7 to 19.


Our curriculum is founded 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.



“There are good systems in place to protect pupils and keep them safe.”

“…all concerns and allegations are robustly managed.”

“He (Head of Care) has forged strong relationships and transparent links with external safeguarding agencies”

“The systems for recruiting and vetting staff are clear and consistently applied.”

Ofsted 2016



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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