Mission statement

Devon Hospitals Short Stay School aims to ensure that young people have their right to education preserved whilst they are unable to attend their home school for medical reasons. DHSSS is committed to providing a personalised education that meets social, emotional and physical aspects of the young person’s needs within a safe, positive and nurturing educational environment.

It aims to:

  • keep the young person in contact with the familiar world of school,
  • provide an enriching and stimulating curriculum,
  • promote social integration wherever possible,
  • help pupils to keep up with schoolwork and make the best possible progress,
  • support pupils in their return to their home school.



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