Marchant-Holliday School, helping boys with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADD, ADHD, ODD, OCD, PDD
Building on a tradition of excellence

School Buildings and Facilities

Marchant Holliday School PlaygroundThe school premises, which stand in 17 acres of gardens, fields and woodland on the borders of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, consist of a large country house with modern annexes, separate classrooms and recreation blocks. The Old House and Garden House contain living accommodation for the children which is of the highest standard. Many features of the school have been carefully designed in order to promote the children's social and emotional development. There are two separate dining rooms to enable the development of positive eating habits and benefit social discourse at mealtimes.

Facilities at the school include:

School accommodation
  • 6 spacious, well-equipped classrooms
  • small teaching groups for maximum individual attention
  • specific facilities for learning & behavioural support, ICT and home economics
  • excellent sports hall and football pitch
  • heated, covered swimming pool
  • all-weather play area
  • a range of indoor activities (such as table tennis, snooker and table football)
  • attractive fields, woodland, campsite, adventure playground and facilities for Forest School activities

Marchant Holliday School GroundsThe single and twin bedrooms are comfortable and colourful, with carpeted floors, and many have ensuite shower or wet rooms. Children's individual needs are taken into account when allocating them to bedrooms. The accommodation areas in The Old House have been totally refurbished and upgraded in recent years and Garden House was purpose-built in 2004.

All age groups have their own common rooms where they can relax before bedtime. All pupils have the option of being read to by a staff member or having a story CD in their own rooms before going to sleep.

Children have 'soft play' and toys playrooms, a computer games room, a well stocked library and television rooms which are used during evenings and at weekends to provide a wide range of activities. Children also have the use of an indoor games room and recreation hall for wet weather and playtimes.

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SEMH (BESD) School, Wincanton, Somerset, South West of England