Primary Education News

14 Sep '14

News Our school changes the lives of troubled children - but cuts mean too few benefit

Headteacher Nell Nicholson explains how her tiny school in London uses a therapeutic approach to help children with severe emotional and social problemsNell Nicholson is the headteacher of Gloucester House in Hampstead, London.Nell Nicholson runs one of the smallest schools in the country. With no more than 16 students at any one time, Gloucester House is dedicated to helping children in London with social and mental health difficulties. Located in a rambling Victorian house in Hampstead, it takes a therapeutic approach to education, working with seven to 11-year-olds who have been excluded from mainstream schools. Continue reading...

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