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Summit School

Summit School is the specialist provider of education for all young people admitted to Cygnet Hospital Joyce Parker Hospital. Teaching happens within a well resourced school unit, equipped with an ICT equipment, interactive whiteboards, sports hall and outdoor areas.
“At Summit School our aim is to ensure students are successful following discharge. High expectations of what students can achieve, effective communications with schools and good quality teaching ensure that students continue making academic progress during their stay.

“At discharge, our teaching and clinical staff will provide community teams with the necessary information and advice to ensure an effective transition is made to the next stage of recovery.

“We have created a safe environment where students are encouraged to take risks and challenge preconceptions so they can move forwards and live full, rewarding lives.” Ed Hall – Head of Education

The below academic sessions sit within the blocks marked ‘education’ on the example timetable:

  • Essential: 4 x Maths, 4 x English, 3 x Science, 1 x Citizenship/PSHE, 1 x Fitness, 3 x Options.
  • Options: 14 x personalised sessions, 1 x Citizenship/PSHE, 1 x Fitness, 1 x Art.
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The Summit School includes the following teaching and non-teaching staff:

  • Edward Hall – Head of Education, Acting Head Teacher
  • Jason Cobley – Head Teacher (January)
  • Hel Dixon – Maths Teacher (January)
  • Felicity Gray – Science Teacher (January)
  • Vicki Tomlin – English Teacher (January)
  • Rachel Rix – National SEN Case Co-coordinator, LAC Lead


Edward Hall (Acting Head Teacher), Tel: 07860834648
Email: [email protected]
Address: Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital, 2 Lansdowne Street, Coventry, CV2 4BF

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