Kite Ridge School

Kite Ridge School is a specialised education provision for secondary aged students who are no longer able to attend their mainstream special school.

Kite Ridge is always developing and changing to meet the presenting needs of our diverse population of students providing a bespoke and holistic educational environment. 

Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR)

  • acceptance of the person.

  • isolating the behaviour from the person.

  • the altering of the student‘s own self-concept and altering their self-directed behaviour.

  • the anticipation of personal change.

  • the setting aside of one’s own personal opinions and biases.

  • together with a focus on the quality of life outcomes are at the core of Kite Ridge School’s philosophy, ethos and practice.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Steven Sneesby
Contact Position
Kite Ridge PRU

Where to go

Kite Ridge School
Verney Avenue
High Wycombe
HP12 3NE
Venue Notes

Limited parking available on site.

Geographic Area Covered

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday | 10am to 3pm
Time of day
Session Information
Term time only

Other Details

Age Ranges
11 to 19 years
Car Parking
Wheelchair Accessible Entrance
Accessible Toilet Facilities
Disabled Car Parking Space


Referral required
Referral Details

Admission is through a referral by the SEND Integrated Service.

Contact your school or your Buckinghamshire education officer.

Local Offer


Needs Supported: 

  • Cognitive skills within the severe learning difficulties range.

Wide-ranging difficulties which inhibit their ability to learn which may include:

  • Poor self-esteem.

  • Anti-social or inappropriate behaviours.

  • Inability to form appropriate social relationships.

  • A diagnosis of ASD, ADHD, conduct disorder or other clinically recognised conditions manifesting in challenging social and emotional related behaviours.

Values, supports and accepts each student unconditionally, in accordance with their individual needs; providing a holistic, happy and safe environment that is committed to the success of everyone.



Contact Name
Steven Sneesby
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
Local Offer Links
Kite Ridge School SEND Policy (PDF)
Local Offer Age Bands
16 to 18
12 to 15
19 to 25
8 to 11
Needs Level
Communication and Interaction
Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
SEN Provision Type
Targeted service or Specialist service (Referral required)

Schools Extended Local Offer Response

Current Ofsted Rating
Date: 21/03/2018  Rating: Good  URN: 138102
What type of provisions you offer
Special School
Special School Numbers
Approximately how many children do you have on roll?

Approximately how many children/young people have a Statement/EHC plan in your provision?

Approximately how many children/young people are accessing specialist provision without a Statement/EHC plan?

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