Hamilton Lodge is a cool school for me, it has made me confident and I will take lots of GCSEs.
Very good planning and excellent liaison between the professionals at the school has resulted in very good outcomes for residential pupils.
Ofsted June 2013
Thank you for taking such wonderful care of our son over the last five years. Not only have you made a huge difference to his life, you have made a huge difference to our lives too.
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The school offers pupils a strong independent life skills programme that is supported by the further education provision.
Ofsted June 2013
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Our staff care passionately about providing a supportive homely environment which helps our students grow into confident independent young people.
Graham Sheppard - Principal
Our Child Centred Communication approach fully supports the development of both English and British Sign Language.
Graham Sheppard - Principal
All parents who responded to the Ofsted parent view on line questionnaire were very positive about the school.
Ofsted June 2013


Welcome to Hamilton Lodge

Hamilton Lodge teaches each one of its Primary, Secondary and Further Education students to:

  • successfully acquire language and communication skills
  • develop emotionally, socially & spiritually
  • be healthy and fit and enjoy their leisure time
  • become confident and  independent young people ready to be able to continue learning and enter employment

Principal: Graham Sheppard

Chair of Trustees & Governors: Charlotte Holtam

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