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Chilworth House Upper School

Chilworth House Upper School is a co-educational, independent special day-school, providing high quality education for children between the ages of 11 and 18.  We now offer a post 16 service.  The school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils who will primarily have needs associated with complex educational needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.   The school offers a specialist curriculum provision where vocational and experiential learning opportunities are highly valued in building self-confidence and esteem.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tracy McEwan
Contact Position
Head Teacher
01844 337720

Where to go

Chilworth House Upper School
Grooms Farm
Thame Road
OX33 1JP

It is just off Junction 8a of the M40; if you head towards Thame, you will pass the lower school on your right and then 200m along on your right there is another road and the upper school is immediately on your right when you turn into it. 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday 8:45am to 3pm
Time of day

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
The cost varies depending on the needs of the Young Person


Referral required
Referral Details

Please contact school for further information.

Other notes

Please see attached Local Offer Document for details

Local Offer


This is a shared service across Border and located in Oxfordshire. Please click on the Local Offer link below, which will re-direct you to the Chilworth House Local Offer

Contact Name
Monica Beacroft
Contact Telephone
01844 337720
Contact Email
Local Offer page
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)

General Provider Response

Is your service accessible?
Please see our local offer for more details
What are the eligibility criteria for your service?
Please see our local offer for more details
How are referrals/applications made to your service?
Please see our local offer for more details
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services?
Please see our local offer for more details
Local Authority
Inspection outcomes/quality awards
Ofsted - November 2016 - Good
Feedback and complaints procedure
Please see our local offer for more details
How will I know my child will be safe using this service?
Please see our local offer for more details

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.