Hopewell is an independent special school for children and young people who have an EHCP for social, emotional, mental health and learning needs.
We provide child centred specialist education and therapeutic support across our two sites the school based in Dagenham and our vocational centre motorvations@hopewell in Romford.
We believe passionately in supporting and nurturing our pupils as well as aspiring to provide them with outstanding and creative learning opportunities.
By empowering our pupils, building their self-confidence and enabling them to develop their individual strengths we endeavour to provide them with the skills they need to lead constructive and fulfilling adult lives.
"The school are absolutely fantastic with understanding my son's needs. We couldn't be happier!"
"The school adapted the learning to suit my son's needs to help him engage and this helped."
"Keep doing what you are doing! The school did amazing with my son . He is a happy person."
"I am very impressed and satisfied with the support the school has given to my son."
"I think the School has been brilliant from the day he first started"
KEEPING PUPILS SAFE
Hopewell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
"The curriculum makes a very strong contribution to promoting pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development."Ofsted 2019
"The curriculum enables pupils to achieve qualifications that allow them to progress successfully to the next stage of their lives"Ofsted 2019
Personal Development and Achievement Programme
The aim of the PDA Programme is to provide our pupils with the opportunity to develop key character skills and attributes- RESPECT, COMMUNICATION,COLLABORATION, PERSERVERENCE,PROBLEM SOLVING, RESILIENCE, ADAPTABILITY, TEAM WORKING.
By taking part in our programme of activities we aim to:
Our therapeutic offer is available for all pupils and their families and runs alongside our curriculum timetable. Pupils can access individual therapy, as well as taking part in our group sessions which are used to support pupils with the development of positive and social interactions with each other.
Currently our therapy offer includes:
Our therapy is delivered by a qualified child psychotherapist, drama therapist and music therapist as well as therapy assistants who lead on the Therapeutic play and Creative Arts.
Mentoring sessions are facilitated by Potential Mentoring.
All of our therapists have external, confidential supervision in which they discuss and monitor their practice.
Our Latest Inspection
"Pupils learn to behave well and grow in confidence as they experience social and academic success."
"Teachers, support staff and therapists work well to address pupils' individual social and emotional needs and barriers to learning."
"As pupils progress through the school, they develop trusting relationships with adults who they know care for them. They make great strides in improving their behaviour."
"Leaders check very closely on the safety, behaviour , attendance and achievements of pupils"
0208 593 6610
Chair of Governors:
Matt Miller MBE
Mr Herman Allen
Baden Powell Close
13 Maldon Road