The Sheiling School Ringwood is an independent residential special school. As a Camphill Rudolf Steiner school they have provided quality care and education, with a distinct ethos in a therapeutic community setting, for over fifty years. They cater for children with severe, moderate or complex learning difficulties, including children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. They have a dedicated speech and language therapy department, complemented by a range of therapies and therapeutic activities, together with an on-site nurse. The Sheiling School is valued by stakeholders past and present for its rich social and cultural life, creative hands-on curriculum and diverse therapeutic inputs. In the context of a secure and welcoming setting, learning experiences and opportunities are real-life based, making the Sheiling School an innovative and effective provider.