DfE School

Running Deer School

Running Deer School in Devon is a DfE registered Independent School for young people with Special Educational Needs. We provide high support and specialist education for students who are unable to cope in mainstream education.

Our practical skills and therapeutic education enables young people to overcome barriers to learning; designed to stimulate and challenge them, supporting their personal development, improving confidence, self esteem, communication, social and emotional well-being.

We specialise in working with young people with learning, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, ADHD, those on the Autistic Spectrum – including Aspergers Syndrome, Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, Attachment and Trauma, mental health issues and those considered hard to reach.

If you would like further information on Running Deer School please go to our school website www.runningdeerschool.org.uk or click the button below. For information on our policies and procedures, other documents and useful information please go to our policies and procedures page.

Devon County Council, Running Deer CIC
Department for Education, Running Deer CIC
Big Issue Invest, Running Deer CIC
Gateway Qualifications
ASDAN Registered Centre
Ofsted Good Provider


Running Deer

Running Deer CIC is a Devon based enterprise set up to support local people including those at risk of exclusion. We provide activities and opportunities based around traditional rural skills, bushcraft, equine assisted learning, dog therapy, green woodworking and conservation.

Running Deer School is a DfE registered independent school (registration number: 878/6067) for young people with Special Educational Needs.

Running Deer CIC is a not for profit organisation and company limited by guarantee. Company No: 7605814. VAT Reg No: 289345260.

Telephone: +44(0)1647 400201
Email: enquires at runningdeer.org.uk
Address: Butterdon Wood, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8PY

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