Welcome to Chilworth House School
- ADHD, ASD, Asp, SEMH
- 5-11 yrs
- Boys & Girls
- Outstanding Provider
About Chilworth House School
Chilworth House School is an independent specialist day school providing high quality education for boys and girls. Based in Wheatley on the outskirts of Oxford, the school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils with complex educational needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.
A big warm welcome to our website
Welcome to Chilworth House School. We enable pupils with a wide range of needs to access the curriculum, develop their self-esteem and realise their potential. Our values based curriculum model is tailored to the needs of each individual and supports them to make rapid progress, both socially and academically.
The school’s beautiful grounds are used creatively to enhance the curriculum and reflect the nurturing ethos of the school, making Chilworth House a positive and happy environment to work and learn. We would be delighted to welcome you to our school to see for yourself our very special and inspirational environment.
Head Teacher, Dave Willcox
Continue your journey with us
There are opportunities for our pupils to continue their journey with us and transition to Chilworth House Upper School, which meets the needs of pupils aged 11-18 years old. An accepting, positive and welcoming learning environment, pupils access a broad and balanced curriculum, allowing them to follow both academic and vocational pathways.
Take a virtual tour
Our unique school environment is the perfect backdrop for teaching and learning.
Press play to take a tour of our inspirational learning environment and listen to the head teacher talk about the comprehensive facilities, learning opportunities this brings and the supportive staff team.
To take a full tour of our school please contact us directly.
Aims and ethos
We are committed to providing our pupils with a happy, nurturing and motivating atmosphere for them to enjoy their learning and where they are encouraged to reach their potential.
We are dedicated to providing
- Achieving the highest quality education and nurturing care so that every child can achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.
- Developing positive relationships between school, home and the wider community.
- Providing a happy, positive, secure and caring environment.
- Offering a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum.
Our school at a glance
Small class sizes of no more than 8 pupils with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.
An individualised approach to the holistic needs of our pupils has a significant impact on their achievement.
A curriculum model built around core values which promotes social understanding, independence and improved self-esteem.
Comprehensive onsite therapeutic support enables us to provide a range of tailored interventions including sensory diets and speech and language programmes.
Awards and accreditations
Our children's homes
When required, we are able to provide a complete 52 week wrap around care through our Witherslack Group partner children’s homes.
We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group
We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group, the leading provider of inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success.
Witherslack Group provide specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions; Asperger’s Syndrome; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.