Information for Young People Parents & Carers 

Values & Ethos

  • Provide access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical needs in a supportive and structured environment.

  • Enable students to access as much education as their medical condition allows.

  • Offer appropriate interventions for vulnerable students with medical, social and mental health needs.

  • Maintain the momentum of students’ education

  • Provide up to ten hours teaching per week where the student’s condition allows.

  • Focus on the individual student to ensure that they are able to regain their rightful place in society and the wider world.

  • Work in partnership with parents, carers, medical and educational professionals, outside agencies and stakeholders, to minimise interruption and disruption of the education of students.

  • Encourage students to raise their self-esteem, and to value themselves and others.

  • Encourage students to develop a sense of responsibility to reintegrate to school as soon as practically possible and track students on discharge to ensure successful outcomes.

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Who We Provide For


We provide for a wide range of social, emotional and medical needs. Below are some examples of who we do provide for:

Careers Advice & Connexions




Jane Cox is our Connexions advisor, available for expert guidance and advice on careers, local opportunities, and courses as well as practical support to apply for jobs, training, or apprenticeships.

  • One-to-one advice and guidance

  • Support identifying opportunities

  • Support completing applications and CV’s

  • Support in the classroom in partnership with local schools

  • Events for young people and for local parents to find out more about their child’s opportunities and provide information on qualifications available.


To find out more about Connexions, and for further links to useful careers websites, why not visit our Connexions page.

Click here to open our Careers and Preparing 4 Adulthood pages to find out more about Careers education at Nightingale.


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