Headteachers Welcome

Welcome to Bensham Manor School. At the heart of everything we do are our students and we aim to provide a positive environment where children can flourish. We strive for them to reach their full potential regardless of their additional needs.

Our curriculum is student-centred and our teaching is inspiring, stimulating and challenging. Our staff are appointed for their knowledge, passion, enthusiasm and their imagination in communicating with students to ensure that every single child in is engaged, excited and challenged by the learning experience at all times.

Our vision is to empower students so that they are able to take control of their own future and have enhanced life chances as a result of learning with us. We want our students to:

• Achieve effective communication and interaction

• Achieve independence

• Achieve employability

The 244 secondary aged students with complex needs including SLCN and Autism who attend Bensham Manor come from across the London Borough of Croydon and occasionally from neighbouring authorities if their specific SEN cannot be met elsewhere. All Students have an Educational Health and Care plan.

I hope you enjoy looking around our website and finding out more about our school and our vision for all of our students. We encourage visits to the school and have a number of Open Mornings throughout the year where you will receive a warm welcome.

Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson - Headteacher