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Horton House School, Humberside

School Details
Southlands Hall,
75 Thwaite Street,
Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire,
United Kingdom,
HU16 4RB

Tel: +44 1482 875191
Fax: +44 1482 845950

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Head of the Unit and Whole School Behaviour Management:
Mr Steven Finney

Executive Manager:
Mrs Eka Fallon

Accreditations and affiliations:
CSCI, NASS Special Schools
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
Age Range & Fees
8 - 20
Day Fees
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
Number of Pupils
School Boy
School Girl
Full board
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:

Statement of needs, Referral by Local Authority or Social Services, Interview, Assessment, Please apply to school, Visit school, This school is for pupils with autistic spectrum needs (or autistic spectrum PLUS other special education needs), This is a Special School, Report from previous school

Scholarships & Bursaries:

None Listed

What we offer

  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Design technology
  • Photography
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Archery
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Martial arts
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Table tennis
  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Fitness training
  • Canoeing
  • Rock climbing
  • Chess
  • Fishing
  • Drama productions
  • Cycling
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Adventure training
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Horse riding and management
  • Keyboard
  • Guitar
  • Particular diets
  • Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Epilepsy

This school operates 52 weeks in the year.
Horton Education and Care caters for children and young people with Special Educational Needs associated with any of the following Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Severe and/or Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD), Social and/or Emotional Difficulties and Challenging Behaviour (SEDB), sometimes known as Emotional and/or Behavioural Difficulties (EBD). We offer 52 and 38 week residential placements and a number of day placements for children & young people ages 8-20 years.

Located on the east coast Horton House School and Children’s Home is situated on four sites, in the city of Hull and East Riding villages. The school has close access to coastal resorts, the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors.

At Horton Education and Care we provide a family environment within each of our schools and homes. Our staff focus on building positive relationships, as this is recognized as an essential factor in getting the most out of our pupils, within our niche environment.

Our ultimate aim is to promote ‘total education’ whereby education & care combine to help children and young people achieve, manage their own behaviour, and secure for themselves a brighter future. Ofsted reported on our success in ‘providing an environment where pupils who have moderate to severe learning or behavioural difficulties can flourish. As a result of good curricular provision and teaching, pupils make good progress, improve their behaviour and develop more positive attitudes to learning.’

The curriculum is broad and balanced and is carefully designed to meet the individual needs and reflect the interests of our young people who have a wide range of complex needs. The requirements of the national curriculum are met through a range of innovative approaches aimed at raising attainment.
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