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Ingfield Manor School

A Transdisciplinary team approach, with skilled, specialist staff inclusive of nursing, therapy, visual impairment and hearing impairment support.

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Welcome to Ingfield Manor School

Ingfield Manor School is an established special school for students aged 3–19 with neurological motor impairment such as cerebral palsy and associated sensory and medical needs.

We follow a Conductive Education curriculum, which focuses on developing the potential of each individual. We offer a specialist service to support developing strategies for meaningful communication for all our children and young people.

Our provision includes day and residential provision, based in our own idyllic grounds close to Billingshurst, West Sussex.

Here at Ingfield Manor School, we provide:

    • A conductive education provision that empowers individuals in every aspect of their lives
    • An ambitious curriculum for young people with neurological motor impairments. Accredited courses on offer
    • A Transdisciplinary team approach, with skilled, specialist staff inclusive of nursing, therapy, visual impairment and hearing impairment support.
    • Expert provision in augmentative alternative communication (AAC)
    • A newly refurbished residential provision for term time boarding
    • Idyllic grounds with woodland classroom space, high specification sensory room and swimming pool as examples of the incredible resources on offer.
    • Positive relationships with external organisations and professionals.
    • Consultancy paediatrician service, dietetics and behavioural psychology.
    • Outsourcing to mainstream colleges.
Conductive Education

School for Parents

School for Parents

School for Parents

Ingfield Manor School for Parents is a unique service for families of babies and very young children from birth to five years. The service works in partnership with parents to educate the young child with cerebral palsy or other motor learning difficulties and allied learning needs. Solid support and practical advice is provided to parents within an encouraging environment, so they can play a key role in the teaching partnership.

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Learn in the woods!

Woodland Classroom

Woodland Classroom

At Ingfield Manor, our beautiful grounds allow us to bring learning outside to our purpose built woodland fully wheelchair accessible classroom. A wonderful opportunity for our pupils.

Our exceptional care provision

Residential Placements

Residential Placements

The wellbeing of the students that board overnight is at the forefront of our residential service. Whilst staying with us children can expect to receive exceptional care, benefit from all the facilities we have on site and enjoy a variety of after-school activities. Our recently refurbished accommodation boasts a bright and modern space specifically designed to offer a homely environment.

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School for Parents

School for Parents

School for Parents

Ingfield Manor School for Parents is a unique service for families of babies and very young children from birth to five years. The service works in partnership with parents to educate the young child with cerebral palsy or other motor learning difficulties and allied learning needs. Solid support and practical advice is provided to parents within an encouraging environment, so they can play a key role in the teaching partnership.

Read more

Learn in the woods!

School for Parents

Woodland Classroom

At Ingfield Manor, our beautiful grounds allow us to bring learning outside to our purpose built woodland fully wheelchair accessible classroom. A wonderful opportunity for our pupils.

Residential Placements

School for Parents

Residential Placements

The wellbeing of the students that board overnight is at the forefront of our residential service. Whilst staying with us children can expect to receive exceptional care, benefit from all the facilities we have on site and enjoy a variety of after-school activities. Our recently refurbished accommodation boasts a bright and modern space specifically designed to offer a homely environment.

Read more.

Work with us at Ingfield

Ingfield Manor School is a community that has young people and families at its heart. Those who work at Ingfield Manor School, irrespective of their role, length of service, or experience, share a common passion for the work that we do and a deep commitment to helping the young people at Ingfield Manor School to be the very best they can be, whatever their individual needs and challenges.

Please see our recruitment page for information on our current vacancies.

Work with us at Ingfield

Featured and Latest News and Events

CE Awareness Week

CE Awareness Week

March brings the annual celebration of Conductive Education where CE centres across the UK and in fact the globe try to raise the awareness of Conductive Education and the work these centres do. A fun theme and the colour blue is used to unite the centres across the...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

During this period of partial closure, this school site continues to be open for provision for vulnerable pupils and children of key workers. The government guidance is that where children can be safely cared for at home, parents and carers should do this. However,...

Celebrating Conductive Education

Celebrating Conductive Education

This year, we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of conductive education. The specialist approach practised at the school can transform the lives of people with a variety of motor disorders, including cerebral palsy. Conductive Education Awareness Week (March 5th to...

Just Different

Just Different

Our Sixth Form students were visited by former Ingfield student Toby Hewson and his wife Helen from Just Different (https://www.justdifferent.org/) on Thursday. They spoke to the group about the challenges they’ve faced since leaving school, how they’ve overcome these...

Christmas Play

Christmas Play

The Primary and Little Bears Christmas Play was a huge success. The performance was watched by the student’s families and friends on Wednesday 18th December, and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house! Here are some photos of rehearsals – including Timothy the Camel!...

Bake Off!

Bake Off!

The secondary students of IMS held their very own ‘Bake off’ competition. The festive themed bakes were planned and executed superbly by the students. This was followed by a tasting session by our specially selected judging panel ‘Mary Fairycakes’ and ‘Paul...