The Devon Hospitals Short Stay School provides education for children in hospital in Devon.

We teach on two sites –

  • Bramble Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter
  • Caroline Thorpe Ward at the North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple

Our mission statement is:

  • to enable all young people attending the Devon Hospitals Short Stay School to receive an education which successfully meets their individual needs. Our holistic and child-centred approach strives to incorporate the social, emotional, physical and medical aspects of the child’s needs, in order to provide a safe, positive and nurturing educational environment in which the child has the opportunity to achieve success.

Our aims are:

  • to provide a continuity of education and facilitate inclusion
  • to provide a safe, secure, stimulating environment in which education can take place
  • to work in partnership with families, carers, medical professionals, schools and support agencies

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Devon Hospitals Short Stay School News

  • Governor/Managers required
    We currently have vacancies for a Parent Manager (Governor), please click for more details.
  • Governors/Managers Required
    We currently have vacancies for a Community Manager (Governor), please click for more details.
  • Sainsbury's Activekids Vouchers
    We received our delivery of balls, gardening equipment and juggling scarves. Thank you to all our parents and friends of the school for helping us collect vouchers.
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Children In Need

Well done to Olivia and Kyle who raised £21.78 through their bake sale. Their Pudsey biscuits were a real treat!

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Last day of Autumn Term18Dec2015

First Day Of Spring Term04Jan2016

Half Term15Feb2016

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