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Cotswold Chine School

Cotswold Chine School.

Cotswold Chine School was founded in 1954 as an independent, charitable school for children with complex learning needs and associated social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Age range.

The School offers a full range of educational and social experiences to male and female students aged 7 to 19 years.

Residential accomodation.

The School provides residential accommodation for 39 through to 52 week placements for 42 students; an additional 18 day placements are available.

Holistic approach.

The School's holistic approach to teaching methods, learning and development is designed to meet the changing needs of children and young people as they develop physically, mentally and emotionally.

Highly skilled Complex Needs Team.

The School benefits from a highly skilled Complex Needs Team who meets regularly to carefully consider and monitor each student's welfare.

Specialists in the areas of social work.

The team includes specialists in the areas of social work, special education, clinical psychology, trauma and attachment, child and adolescent psychotherapy, occupational therapy, diet and nutrition, nursing, residential care, behavioural support and art therapy.  

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paula Furley
Cotswold Chine school

Where to go

Box nr Stroud
Get directions to GL6 9AG

Other Details


Age Ranges
7 and 19

Local Offer


Catering for a range of complex needs

Our highly skilled team of specialist teachers, carers and therapists have a wealth of experience in dealing with a variety of developmental, relational, educational, care and therapeutic needs including:

  • mild to severe learning difficulties
  • relationship and attachment disorders
  • complex and developmental trauma and other difficulties associated with childhood trauma such as hypervigilance and chronic
  • hyperarousal
  • global development delay
  • mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, emotional/mental distress, social phobia and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism spectrum disorder (including Asperger syndrome), sensory processing difficulties, ADHD, pathological demand avoidance, Tourette’s syndrome, speech and language difficulties, dyslexia, dyspraxia, oppositional defiant disorder and foetal alcohol syndrome.