COVID-19 Update: The school is open today, 19 March. Due to staff shortages Pears Family School will be closed tomorrow, Friday. We await further government announcements to see how Pears Family School can support vulnerable young people from Monday of next week.  Continue reading »

A Week at a Glance

A huge range of activities make for an exciting and engaging curriculum.

For detailed information about our curriculum please see our Curriculum Policy.

The Pears Family Schools offers…

  • Great support from therapists, teachers and teaching assistants
  • No more than 6 -8 students per teaching group
  • High staff to pupil ratio
  • A focus on reading: Accelerated Reader, Phonics and Structured Reading
  • A focus on core skills: English, 5 x 1 hour lessons per week; Numeracy and Maths, 5 x 1 hour lessons per week
  • Science, mapped within our learning journey
  • Humanities, mapped within our learning journey
  • SmartGym is built into the weekly curriculum
  • Sports and PE with small group swimming lessons for all students
  • An innovative social and emotional curriculum including multi-family group and therapeutic support and parent learning
  • An ever-expanding programme of extra-curricular activities, including Music, Coding, Art and fitness clubs


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