DfE registered special School - 356/6035
Halliwell Education believes that educational inclusion is a fundamental factor in the progress and development of all young people. We are proud of our record of achievement with young people in the field of education. Like all other areas of Halliwell, we understand education within the framework of a Clinically Informed Practice.
“After the home environment, education is likely to be the second most important influence in supporting the positive development of all children, and for some of the more vulnerable, school can also become a valuable factor in enabling them to achieve [the] criteria of healthy emotional development “
Achieving Positive Outcomes for Children in Care, R.J. (Sean) Cameron and Colin Maginn – The Pillars of Parenting, pp. 90
We focus on maintaining educational input during the stabilisation phase within the placement. Our practice model, Clinically Informed Practice, seeks to support young people to re-enter main-stream education with appropriate additional support as soon as practicable. To support this all educational placement are developed within context of the Pillars of Parenting childcare program overseen by an Educational Psychologist, residential staff often accompany young people within the initial phases of education placements to offer emotional and practical support. Reports and assessment to aid the educational placements are also available to the local authority planning of care and education of young people within our care.
Halliwell Education has a full and comprehensive range of educational facilities and options. The Willow House Education Centre - opened September 2010 - completes the options with a DfE registered school.
The young people in the care of our company are successfully achieving GCSE qualifications and gaining places in mainstream Further Education.