Residential care | What we offer

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Residential care

Nothing is more important to us than providing a "home away from home" for the children that stay with us.

Many of our students have felt isolated or left out at mainstream school and come to us with very low self-confidence. Our job, above all else, is to make them feel comfortable, safe and happy.

What residential options are there? 

We offer weekly and termly residential boarding options during term time.

Find out more about Residential care at St Piers

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How do staff support the young people at St Piers?

Staff are highly trained to ensure they can meet the very specific needs of the children and young people in their care.

They are trained in specific areas such as managing epilepsy, developmental play, working with challenges in communication and behaviour, as well as autism.

When working with children and young people, staff use our five golden rules of communication:

  • consistency
  • one voice
  • structure
  • keywords
  • total communication.


All children and young people are supported by the multidisciplinary team of therapists. The team work with the residential staff on a range of programmes to support each young person with their daily needs.

Read more about our therapy services

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Residential Care at St Piers

Feedback from parents

Quote Icon I feel my daughter is achieving as much as she can. She is not allowed to get away with things due to her health issues. The extra curricular activities are brilliant. I could not possibly do all those things with her myself. The school and Young Epilepsy enable her to have the childhood she deserves but would not be able to get anywhere else.

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  Ofsted Good  Autism Education Trust Training Hub   IQM Flagship Award IQM Centre ExcellenceQuality in Careers Standard  Tribal Quality Mark   Youth Sports Trust Gold Quality Mark International School Award Challenge Partners

Young Epilepsy Logo   St. Piers School is part of Young Epilepsy. Young Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy Charitable Trust.

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