School Is Closed: Coronavirus

Forest House Education Centre is closed. As a result of result of reduced staffing, we are unable to staff...


Here you will find information about what we measure, how and why at Forest House Education Centre

What We Teach

We reflect on the needs of the children now and how they evolve as they transition into adulthood. As...

Welcome By The Heads

Mr Huw Bucknell: Head of School Mr Stephen Hoult-Allen: Executive Headteacher

When We Are Open And Closed

The School Day, Office Hours, Term Dates. For information about school closures and school policy during severe weather, please visit...

Who We Are

We are proudly a unique Hospital School for young people with Mental Health Needs (Tier 4), working in...

Volunteering At Fhec

How volunteers support the work of the school. There are many ways to be involved.

How Are We Doing?

Every young person matters at FHEC. We know what we do well and what we need to do better,...

Child Protection & Safeguarding

We strive to keep all our young people and adults safe and protected from abuse.

Forest House Education Centre's Values And Ethos

Ours is a centre that is focused on improving the wellbeing of our students through education.

Online Safety

Online Safety (previously called e-Safety) is about being safe when using the internet and technology.


This page tells you how to complain and the procedures we have in place to support you in being heard...

School Improvement Planning

In looking to improve the school, we rigorously monitor what works well for our pupils now, but in ensuring this...

Fundraising Contacts:

Gillian Lawton, Head of Engagement and Fundraising Stephen Hoult-Allen, Executive Headteacher Huw Bucknell, Head of School (FHEC)

Local And National Support Contact Details

Here, we list the websites of organisations that we feel might be helpful to the families of our young people...


Testimonials of the Pupils, Parents/Carers, Staff, Partnerships and External Assessors of Forest House Education Centre.

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (Send)

Social and Emotional Mental Health Needs (SEMH)


General Data Protection Requirements. We keep data on pupils, their families and staff secure.

Who Is Outreach For?

Request Outreach Support

Here are ways you can contact us to request support for individual staff or groups working with Primary aged children...

The World Of Work And Employability

We look to ensure our pupils are prepared for the world of work through effectively managed work experience placements, extended...

Who Are The Outreach Team?

We offer personal and bespoke programmes of support for schools and businesses.

Thank You

for contacting us.


Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural aspects of learning and living at Forest House.

Visits Are Welcomed!

Pre-arranged visits to the centre are welcomed. Please see below.

Research And Development: Post-Graduate Work

Building on a rostrum of inquiry in search of responsive pedagogy and practice for pupils with complex learning profiles. ...

Careers & Further Education

We ensure our pupils are prepared for the world of work through effectively managed work experience placements, extended work experience...

Admissions To Fhec

Forest House Education Centre Staff List

Who's Who at FHEC

Governing Body Of The Blue Tangerine Federation

The governing body of The Blue Tangerine Federation aims to ensure each school in the federation provides the best possible...

Mental Health And Wellbeing

The mental wellbeing of school pupils and staff are crucially important in these pressured times.


The Governing Bodies of our centre, St Luke's School and The Collett School have decided to federate on 31st January 2019.

Severe Weather

This page provides information and advice on unavoidable school closures due to severe circumstances in the weather.