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Closeburn House [Special School]

Closeburn, near Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom DG5 3HP

Age Range & Fees

Age Range12 to 18
Annual Day Fees£0 to £0
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees£0 to £0

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
1Day0
4Full Board4
0Weekly0
5Total4

Number of Staff

Full-time: 5
Part-time: 1

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Grades A* - C or 9 – 5

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education

What we offer

  • Drama/Theatre
  • Environmental studies
  • ICT
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Badminton
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Rounders
  • Swimming
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Cycling
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Fishing
  • Horticulture
  • Young Enterprise
    • Particular diets
    • Autism
    • Dyslexia
    • SEBD
    • MLD
    • Aspergers

    • * This school operates
        52 weeks in the year.

    Method of Entry

    • Assessment
    • Referral by Local Authority or Social Services
    • Educational psychologist's report
    • Residential assessment
    • Statement of needs
    • This is a Special School

    Scholarships & Bursaries

      Accreditations and Affliations:

      • ASDAN
      • SCIS

      Religious Affliations:

      • All denominations welcome


      Teaching Languages:

      • English
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