Welcome to John Grant School

Thank you for visiting the John Grant School Website. As you will see as you navigate the site, we endeavor to place our pupils at the centre of all we do.
We hope you find all the information you require on our website, but please do not hesitate to contact us.


New Building Timeline

John Grant new classrooms

Work has started to build our new Classrooms. Click here for regular updates and photos.


Ofsted Inspection 2017

Our latest Ofsted report in October 2017 confirmed that John Grant is an “Outstanding” School. Comments include…

“All staff work together to make sure that every pupil receives the best possible education.”

“Teaching is outstanding because teachers and co-educators (teaching assistants) work with pupils exceptionally well.”

“Pupils’ behaviour in lessons and around the school is outstanding. They treat each other, staff and visitors with care and respect”

“Pupils feel safe in the school. All staff manage some pupils’ very challenging behaviour exceptionally well”

“Children in early years make outstanding progress due to the excellent curriculum and consistent support they receive”

“Students in the 16-19 provision are exceptionally well prepared for the next stage in their education.”

“The school works exceptionally well with external agencies”



About Us

John Grant School caters for pupils with complex needs, including severe learning difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Our age range is from reception to 19 years of age.
The school was designated as a Specialist Sports College in July 2009. It has a number of awards that recognise the range and quality of its work, including Eco Schools and Healthy Schools status. We are also an Operation Encompass School. For further information please click here or come in and see us!


School Vision & Value

Working together, to be the very best that we can be