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Headteacher: Joanna Tarrant  BSc (Hons)  PGCE  MA(Ed)  NPQH
Elm Court is a special school for pupils aged 9 to 19 years who have learning difficulties with associated social and communication needs. Many of our pupils have autism. We aim to provide a creative and practical learning environment with a focus upon achievement and the development of citizenship and life skills.


The governing boards of Elm Court and The Livity School propose the federation of their schools from 28th March 2022. This is an important matter and before making a final decision, the governors of each school wish to seek the views of parents, carers and members of staff as well as stakeholders within the wider community.  To find out more, please click and view the following documents:

Federation Consultation Letter

Federation Proposal

Please click HERE for further details on arrangements for the end of term.



Elm Court School is an OUTSTANDING school! Click here to read the Ofsted Report of February 2019:

Ofsted Report February 2019

TERM DATES 2021 – 22

Spring Term One begins: Tuesday 4th January 2022

Spring Term One ends:  Friday 11th February 2022

Quality in Careers Standard: Elm Court School has been awarded the  Quality in Careers Standard for our careers education.  More info

Elm Court School is top of the class for Learning Outside the Classroom! Read more Learning Outside the Classroom Bronze Award


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