Admissions & Funding

1. Admission Criteria

Students at Ellern Mede School may have self-excluded from their mainstream school due to trauma, anxiety or stress linked to personal issues, examination stress or bullying.  Students may or may not be receiving help from their General Practitioner (GP) or Community CAMHS Team.

We welcome and accept children and young people who are:

  • aged 8 to 18 years
  • funded by a local authority Education, Health Care Plan (EHCP) for Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • receiving support from community or any other health services
  • patients of Ellern Mede Services
  • gifted and talented and have had a fragmented school experience
  • in need of Education Other Than At School (EOTAS)

All students will agree to the following conditions:

  1. they wish to be a student at Ellern Mede School and will attend regularly;
  2. they have a strong desire to make academic progress;
  3. they will behave with respect and consideration to the other students, the staff, the property and any pets we have

2. Funding

We accept students who are privately funded as well as those who have been referred by their local authority with an EHC Plan. Fees are invoiced one month in advance and the daily charge is £175.00. Ellern Mede clinical support fees will be invoiced separately.

To discuss admissions or funding, get in touch:


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