Welcome to Queenswood School in Ledbury, Herefordshire. Situated in a peaceful rural setting, we are an independent, specialist school providing education and care services to children and young people aged 11-19 years, with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and a range of additional needs. This includes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attachment disorder, oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), pathological demand avoidance (PDA), moderate learning difficulties (MLD), specific learning difficulties (SpLd) and an autistic spectrum condition (ASC).
Unlocking the potential of each young person
Our aim at Queenswood School is to unlock the potential of our students so they develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enjoy a brighter future.
We offer a warm and nurturing environment, where pupils receive the support they need to develop emotionally and socially, and prepare to learn again. Our highly experienced and dedicated staff team make learning feel worthwhile and enjoyable for our young people. They build positive and meaningful connections so that pupils feel secure, understood and valued.
A personalised learning environment
The young people at Queenswood School are at the heart of everything that we do and staff members are highly attuned to their individual needs. We are committed to delivering individually tailored educational support, which is shaped by our students’ individual strengths, preferences and life goals. Our aim is to enable our students to develop, progress and address their unique mental health needs, all within a caring and highly supportive environment.
We have ambitious expectations for our students in all aspects of school life. We are dedicated to guiding them every step of the way along their personalised learning journey, and supporting them to feel positive and hopeful about their future. With our specialist support, the young people in our care are empowered to build the social and independence skills they need to make positive transitions to further learning or employment.
A commitment to safety and welfare
Our robust safeguarding culture means that the safety and welfare of our students is at the forefront of everything that we do, and we are well-equipped to protect the vulnerable young people in our care.
We would love to welcome you to our school; please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to arrange a visit.
Head Teacher at Queenswood School