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Growing demand from overseas families for special schools in Frome area

North Hill House School in Frome and Somerset’s other Priory school, Mark College in Highbridge, have launched a new web portal to meet the growing demand from overseas families.

The schools, which specialise in supporting young people with learning difficulties, have the new online resource www.prio national-schools

The new portal is easy to navigate with key information for the guardians of young people living overseas, including admission support, ‘where to start’ details and videos featuring interviews with parents, students, teachers and principals.

Frome’s North Hill House provides education for those with autism and Asperger’s.Mark College caters for students with language disorders, dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.

Both establishments are experts in their fields and are adept at enabling students to meet their full potential and succeed both academically and socially.

Swavek Nowakiewicz, principal at North Hill House said, “We welcome young people from all over the world into our community. Parents can be assured that our secure and beautiful rural site in Frome is a safe and healthy place for any child to achieve and grow.”

Helen Sharpe, managing director at Priory Education Services said, “The schools’ expert teams specialise in meeting the holistic needs of individuals through tailored programmes of specialist education, support and care. The emphasis is on developing communication, literacy, and numeracy skills and helping our young people achieve their full social and academic potential.

“The ultimate outcome is for students to be prepared for a fulfilling adulthood, to feel empowered to make choices and to optimise their independent living skills.”