Welcome to Hartwell School
- ADHD, ASD, Asp, SEMH
- 5-18 yrs
- Boys & Girls
- Good Provider
About Hartwell School
Hartwell School is an independent specialist day school, providing high quality education for boys and girls. Based in Stockton-on-Tees, the school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, alongside a range of other associated conditions.
A big warm welcome to our website
We are a school that provides a highly specialised educational package that encompasses a broad and varied academic and social curriculum. This curriculum will open the door for pupils to new opportunities and experiences.
A skilled and diverse staff team will listen to and support pupils as they overcome any barriers they have to learning and provide a range of therapeutic support. We aim to develop the pupil as a whole, broadening their knowledge, celebrating diversity and developing an understanding of the wider world.
We also ensure there is successful transition into each pupils next stages of education or employment and will equip students with a range of academic and social skills for life.
We would be delighted to welcome you to the school to see for yourself our very special and inspirational environment and for you to meet our equally inspiring pupils.
Head Teacher, Peter Ewart
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.
We have officially partnered with the Johan Cruyff Foundation, which was set up by one of the world’s greatest sporting icons. The aim of the organisation is to support and develop sports activities for children and young people all over the world.
The school’s state of the art Cruyff Court, is an all-weather pitch which supports small group sports, including football, basketball, volleyball and netball, and an additional grassed field area. The aim of the space is where pupils can grow, make friends and improve their mental health.
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.
Integrated Team Around the Child (ITAC) meetings where all staff involved with the child discuss progress and plan new strategies, establishing an integrated approach between education and therapy.
Dedicated family liaison to enable consistent communication with parents and carers and to support induction for new pupils.
In school clinical support which liaises with external agencies and school staff to provide highly effective and individualised therapeutic interventions.
Awards and accreditations
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.