An educational environment which overcomes specific learning difficulties (SpLD) as a barrier to successful learning

An educational environment which overcomes specific learning difficulties (SpLD) as a barrier to successful learning

Shapwick School has a long tradition of nurturing pupils' sporting talents

It is our belief that education is not just about exam success

Shapwick School has a long tradition of nurturing pupils' sporting talents

An educational environment which overcomes specific learning difficulties (SpLD) as a barrier to successful learning

Shapwick School has a long tradition of nurturing pupils' sporting talents

Can Do BeliefA Day In The Life

Welcome To Shapwick School

Commitment Achievement Respect Empathy Self Esteem

Welcome to Shapwick School which is situated on the delightful Somerset levels, near to the coast, the Mendips, Quantocks and Exmoor. As a CReSTeD category ‘SP’ School, Shapwick specialises in supporting boys and girls aged 8 to 19 years whose education has been adversely affected by dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. We employ a team of specialist teachers, speech & language therapists and occupational therapists who deliver to small classes (average size is 8) and individuals.

As one of the first specialist schools for children with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia the school is very proud of its staffs’ experience at understanding each child’s individual needs and helping them to grow into confident, skilled and happy adults ready to take the next stage in their life.


Curriculum Clinics - 7th - 14th August

Specialist boosters and revision for children aged 8-18 with dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia. Read more >

Shapwick School Wins ISA Award
Open Day Shapwick School - November 2017







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Shapwick School - School Prom 2017

School Prom 2017

The Rodney Stoke Inn proved an excellent venue once again for our annual school prom.

Shapwick School - Lakes GCSE Geography Trip

Lakes GCSE Geography Trip

Ascending the arete to view Helvellyn corrie and tarn, abseiling into Long Churn cave by the swallow hole

Shapwick School - Professionals Day 2017

Professionals Day 2017

Shapwick Schools hosts a successful Professionals Day

Shapwick School - Music Exams

Music Exams

We are pleased to announce that various music students have achieved passes in their instrumental music grades


Event Update

Summer 2017 Soirée - LAST CHANCE TO BUY TICKETS!

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Don't miss out, there will be fabulous prizes to win at this event by way of a raffle and you will be able participate in our silent auction. We need to have final numbers by Wednesday! If you can’t attend but would like to make a donation or participate in the raffle, please contact us: fos@shapwickschool.com.