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On the 9th & 10th March we were inspected by OFSTED. This was a section 5 inspection which is normally completed every 4 years. This was our first section 5 inspection since we became part of the ELT Partnership. We received a GOOD grading with an OUTSTANDING grading for Personal Development. An incredible amount of hard work has gone in to this by the whole team, and we are very proud of this achievement. Please click here to read the report.

Welcome To 

Fern House School 

The Executive Headteacher, Zoe Hussain and Heads of School, Laura Astarita, John Puddefoot and Charlotte Taylor are proud to lead Fern House School. Fern House School is part of the ELT Partnership, where everyone strives to ensure that all our pupils achieve more than they ever believed possible. At Fern House School, we pride ourselves on providing young people with opportunities to develop an increased understanding of themselves, their relationships with others and the world around them. As an all-through specialist provision for pupils aged 5-16 with social, emotional, mental health needs (SEMH), we provide personalised learning within safe, nurturing and stimulating environments. We seek to unlock the potential in every child. 

Everything we do can be simply defined by our school motto:

Relationship for the Heart

Experience for the Mind

Ready for the Future

We are currently co-located with Chesterfield Primary School, and we share the site and wide range of facilities which are available. Our location on this site is temporary whilst we await the completion of our newly built state-of-the-art school. 

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