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The Harbour Centre

Welcome to The Harbour Centre where everyone is kind and caring and shares our school vision "Learning for Life" and our values  'Include, Inspire and   Invest'.   The Harbour Centre is a Specialist Centre at The Hythe Community Primary School.

It offers quality provision for up to 9 children in Key Stage 1 for children who have Communication and Interaction Needs (COIN). From September 2023 we have extended our provision in Key Stage 2. In the year commencing September 2023 The Harbour offers quality provision for up to ten KS2 pupils who have Learning and Additional Needs (LAN) and up to ten places for children who have Communication and Interaction Needs (COIN). The KS2 provision will continue to increase by four spaces a year over the next three years. All children in the Centre have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). 

A multi-sensory approach is widely used, enabling all children to access the curriculum whatever their preferred learning style. The small number of children allows for a high level of individual support and ensures that each child’s progress can be assessed and evaluated closely. The curriculum can then be adapted to suit the individual needs of the children.    

The Centre children are included in whole school and year group mainstream class activities as much as possible, but always with their individual needs in mind.  

Local Offer -

Please click here to see the Harbour Centre SEND Information Report.

There is also more information about Surrey's Local Offer, the online hub for 0-25-year-olds with special educational needs or a disability, on their website.  Please click on the website link here  www.surreylocaloffer.org.uk

Admissions Policy 

Applications for children seeking a place at our specialist centre provision will be considered at the appropriate admissions forum and your case officer will notify you of the outcome.   

Applications to join the COIN or the LAN classes at The Hythe School are open to children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). 

Please click here for details of the Surrey County Council arrangements for SEND admissions.

Prospective Parents                 

We hope the following information helps you make a decision about the best provision for your child.

  • Prospective parent information book - click here
  • Centre Criteria sheet - click here                                     

New Pupils

If you have been offered a place at the Harbour Centre we would look forward to seeing you soon.  Please click on the links below to take you to our induction presentations


Current pupils  

We love hearing about the children's wow moments outside of school, here is a template if you would like to use it. 

 Wow moment slip.pdfDownload
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