Helping, educating and caring for boys aged 7 - 18 years with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Celebrating over 45 years of Education, Care and Therapeutic Excellence.


Our Mission statement...

"To provide a secure, caring environment in which each boy can realise his full educational and social capabilities and become a better adjusted individual ready to cope successfully with lifes demands."



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We can provide:

  • A nurturing environment where personal relationships flourish and each child’s emotional and developmental needs are met.

  • A flexible, individual approach largely based on (learning) theory.

  • Psychotherapy provided by qualified cognitive/behavioural psychotherapist (who is also an educational psychologist) and the Principal who is also qualified in CBT. Therapeutic Drama using CBT, Nature Quest Therapy (see later), and full time Art & Play Therapy.

  • Expertise in all types of emotional and behavioural problems including helping those with A.D.H.D, Tourette and Asperger syndromes.
  • Fuly trained and experience Anger Management trainers to offer Anger Management therapy and strategies to enable the boys to manage themselves and others.
  • Personal programmes for those with specific learning difficulties.

  • Care and help to heal children who have been abused.

  • A comprehensive social skills training scheme and unique self occupation/leisure scheme which contributes to self esteem enhancement.

  • Family link work to improve parental management skills.

  • Full access to the National Curriculum, GCSEs, ASDAN, BTECs, AS & A levels.

  • 52 week, 38 week with respite and 38 week placements.

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General information:
Age Range (MALE):
Aged 7 years to 18 years
Day, 38 week, 52 week or
flexible with respite

We stand independently as one school and not part of a group.


Chelfham Mill School
Barnstaple
North Devon
EX32 7LA

Telephone:
01271 850448

Fax:
01271 850235


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