Batchwood School: Make Everyday Count

  • Thank you for all you have done to make my son's transition to your school an enjoyable time and for making my son feel special, listed to, appreciated, and most of all happy again Parent

  • Thank you all for a great year for my child Parent

  • Thank you for all your help and support. You really do make "Everyday Count" to the children, parents and teachers Parent

  • There are different challenges everyday ... Building relationships with the students gives you a sense that you can change their lives. Head

  • Thank you Batchwood, it has been a blessing in terms of my child’s achievements! Y11 Parent

  • I like school because all teachers are nice and they listen and all the work is up to my expectations and I like doing activities on Fridays Luke Y8

  • ... it has been amazing, the staff have worked so hard with her. Thank you so much! Y11 parent

  • I like the fact that when you are having trouble, teachers are always there for you. They are there to listen to you. Lauren Y11

  • ... I always say how happy my son seems to be at Batchwood School, and whenever I've approached the school with a concern they've always followed it up Y7 Parent

Welcome to Batchwood

Batchwood is a secondary school for students demonstrating difficulties with social interaction, emotional regulation and mental health issues. We passionately believe that the students are at the heart of the school and that the staff are here to meet the individual needs of all the students.

School Governing Body

Please note we currently have vacancies on the governing body as follows:

  • Two parent governors
  • Two co-opted governors

We are attempting to appoint people to fill the vacancies but please do contact the Chair of Governors, via the school, if you are a parent or a member of the local community who may wish to be considered for appointment. Thank you.

Our School

We have high expectations, in terms of progress, both in learning and behaviour for all members of our community.

There is a strong emphasis on personal development and undertsanding the next steps of learning. The staff help support the students to plan for their future enabling them to develop skills needed to succeed in school and make a smooth transition into adult life.

Batchwood is a 'listening' school and places its emphasis upon thinking and talking through problems and finding solutions.

We welcome you to Batchwood and look forward to working closely with you to ensure the best possible outcome for your son or daughter.

School Ethos

The ethos of Batchwood School is one of respect. The pupils must respect themselves, others and the school environment.  All staff work collaboratively to ensure that all pupils progress in their learning and develop skills for life.