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Pens Meadow School
Ridge Hill, Stourbridge,DY8 5ST
01384 818945


Pens Meadow is a Special School which caters for up to seventy pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. There are currently seven classes, and most pupils are grouped according to their age for teaching purposes.

The Facilities

There are eight fully accessible teaching areas within the school, most with tiled and carpeted surfaces.

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In addition to the teaching bases there are facilities which complement curriculum access and provision for all pupils:

  • a sand and water area, including a splash pool and hydrotherapy pool
  • a well-resourced gymnasium and ball pool
  • an ergonomically adapted food technology room
  • a well-resourced, fully interactive library area including interactive technology
  • a creative room providing opportunities to participate in design technology and art
  • a fully accessible outdoor play area which has been refurbished recently, with state of the art play and exercise equipment
  • a multi-purpose hall, designed to be used for collective worship, drama productions and a dining area.

In addition to the above, there is a dedicated ICT suite adjacent to the hall, which houses several computers. It is a popular area of the school, being well-used by pupils and staff alike.  There is at least one computer in every classroom.

Every classroom has their own interactive whiteboard which allows pupils to access dynamic and engaging computer programs and curriculum software.

Pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) have a timetable to receive therapy and specialist support in addition to their learning needs.

Ethos and Aims

Our Ethos

  • Pens Meadow will be a good place for everyone to live, grow and learn because of the success of the work of pupils, staff, governors, parents and others.
  • Pens Meadow will provide a safe, happy and supportive environment for pupils to receive a high level of care, to address their personal and wider needs.
  • Pens Meadow will provide high quality teaching and learning for students, delivered through a variety of communication techniques, to maximise every pupil’s success.

Our Aims


To enable pupils to become valued members of the community by working closely with parents and other professionals, implementing the Home-School Agreement and a multi-disciplinary approach to learning.


To ensure that the school is adequately staffed, with all personnel having access to relevant professional development and training, maintaining a balanced variety of expertise within the school.


To ensure that devolved finances are made available to enable the efficient and effective education of the pupils and to ensure the good management of all school financial resources.

Leadership and Management

To maintain and develop effective management strategies to maximise the efficient running of the school and the development of:

  • the curriculum
  • the staff
  • the resources


To provide and maintain a well-resourced school that ensures an attractive, safe and healthy environment for pupils, staff and visitors.

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