We believe that everyone deserves to have a happy life. We help people look beyond their limitations and find ways to shine...

Covid-19

Our school and nursery have reopened, but to minimise the risk of infection among our children, young people and adults, we're asking the public not to visit us at the moment. The situation is changing frequently and we hope to be able to see you again soon.

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Author: Jo Fearn

Living

Everyone deserves to have a home where they feel safe and supported. Over the past sixty five years, we have built our reputation as the experts in residential care for children, young people and adults with profound disabilities. Everything we do here at Hollybank is designed to support individuals so they can learn, laugh and live as independently as they can.

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Author: Jo Fearn

Learning

By focusing on a child's abilities, rather than their disabilities, our outstanding school and nursery supports children to achieve their full potential. We work with parents and families to develop a personalised development programme for each child. We’ve got great facilities at Hollybank and a professional team, who are passionate about learning.

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Author: Jo Fearn

Free nursery place available

Our super-special nursery currently has vacancies for children aged between 2-5 years. Our nursery service is run by a qualified teacher, early years practitioner and there is a school nurse on site at all times. Nursery sessions are flexible using the free 15 hours a week, in term time and all children have individual progress plans.

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Author: Jo Fearn

The scope of our work

10

Residential homes across Yorkshire providing a home for life for children, young people and adults

150

Children, young people and adults live and learn at Hollybank every day

2300

Activity sessions delivered in the past 12 months to people with profound and multiple disabilities

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