Welcome to Glebe School

Glebe is a foundation secondary special school for students aged 11-19. Our students have Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP) with many diverse needs.

One of our main aims is to help our students to achieve and succeed in dealing effectively with any obstacles to learning. The other important priority, of the school is to give to our young people the skills they require to lead as independent a life as possible once they have left.

There are a number of students on the autistic spectrum. Other needs include specific learning problems, emotional/ behavioural and speech/language and communication difficulties.

Glebe School has received an "Outstanding" grade from Ofsted for our last 3 inspections. We plan to build on this success using all our resources to enable each student to have a healthy, happy and safe environment within the school and to have a personalised approach to their learning needs.

We have a thriving 6th Form where many of our more vulnerable students study for up to 3 years in preparation for their next step in Education, Training or Employment. There are links with Mainstream schools, in the local area, where some of our students follow integration programmes. We also have contacts with Universities around London who sometimes carry out research in important areas like Autism and ADHD.

There is a thriving work experience programme for students in Year 11 and 6th Form. It is an important part of the all-embracing approach to the education of our students.

The School has an excellent range of facilities which are used to help students reach the best of their potential. There are a team of Specialist subject Teachers who manage and encourage the learning of students. The curriculum courses provide routes to nationally approved certification including GCSE. These include an active Physical Education/Outward Bound area, Drama, Music, Food and Design Technology, Art, Humanities, Numeracy, Advice/Guidance/Work Related Learning and Literacy/Communication Skills. Learning both within and outside of the classroom is seen as an important part of their learning and helps prepare students for lifelong learning.

Students, often in smaller class groups, are appropriately supported every day by our Teaching Staff and a committed team of Teaching Assistants.

Glebe is located in West Wickham near Bromley in extensive grounds. The School is continually striving to meet the needs of all students making the very best use of all the resources on offer.

Latest News

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World Book Day Author Visit

World Book Day Author Visit

To mark World Book Day, we were incredibly lucky to have author Robert Starling visit us at an after school event. His first book, Fergal is Fuming, w...

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Bromley Youth Council Elections

Bromley Youth Council Elections

This year's elections were held last month. Huge congratulations to Alisha P and Holly C, who were elected by their peers to represent them at the Bro...

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Impact Factor Day

Impact Factor Day

 Recently we had our annual Impact Factor Day, where the year 9s & 10s spent the day with various emergency service providers, learning valuable life ...

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OFSTED Results 2019

OFSTED Results 2019

 The report on our recent OFSTED inspection has just been published, and we are delighted to announce that Glebe School continues to remain an Outstan...

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Upcoming Events

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Easter holidays

4th April 2020

Year 7 Parents' Evening

5th May 2020 15:30

Travel Training

More information on Travel Training coming soon.....

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Our therapy offer consists of Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy. All students in the specialist provision (“The Den”) also have access to Music Therapy once a week.

Students have access to Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) and Occupational Therapy (OT) as it is specified in their Education, Health and Care Plan. Referrals can also be made by members of staff after consultation with parents should the need for therapy arise.

Therapists work with collaboration with staff and deliver all relevant training when necessary.

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Travel Training Therapy
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