Pupils make outstanding progress both academically and in their personal development.
Young people receive excellent care provided by a motivated, committed and nurturing staff team.
The quality of teaching and learning is outstanding. Staff enable all pupils to engage in learning and achieve their personal goals.
The Shires offers an outstanding care and learning experience for pupils across the entire autism spectrum. A place at The Shires will ensure progress and often exceeds expectations through its ethos of putting the child’s individual needs first. Pupils are encouraged to be as independent as possible, learning appropriate skills whilst having as much fun as they can with trips and activities throughout their childhood and teens. The Shires comprises of a range of small homes that are friendly, welcoming and comfortable: all of which are run by dedicated teams of committed & experienced staff who make care, nurture and happiness a priority for each child.
“We’re happy again as a family and you can’t put a price on that happiness. All our lives have been totally transformed by The Shires and they have done more for Dominic than we could have ever imagined.” Parent
“The Shires became my home. Now i’m able to live semi independently and i’m loving it!” Former Pupil
"The Shires saved us when we desperately needed help. I dread to think where we would be without them.” Parent
As a school we attended the Memorial service in Melton Mowbray. Our students observed the two minutes silence admirably. They then went to lay their own flowers at the Cenotaph. Hayden, whilst…
The official opening of The Shires at Oakham took place on Thursday 23rd June. The day began with a meet and greet followed by speeches from Marina Gough, Director of Care and…
The Shires School at Stretton is Outstanding in all areas! Summary of key findings for parents and pupils: Pupils make outstanding progress both academically and in their personal development. Senior leaders and staff…
The Shires’ Childrens’ Home is Outstanding in all areas! Ofsted Quote: “The management and staff team champion highly effective and nurturing care, the quality of which makes a positive difference to the…
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The Shires at Stretton
The Shires at Oakham
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