Blossom Lower School & Upper House

Principal: Joanna Burgess Dip.C.S.T, MPCSLT, Dip.R.S.A SpLD. PGCE

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Welcome to Blossom House School

We are a specialist independent day school in South West London for children from 3 to 19 years with speech, language and communication difficulties. Our school has a unique atmosphere created by its totally dedicated, highly professional and caring staff.  We acknowledge specific strengths and support individual weaknesses, so that each child “blossoms” and has the opportunity to fulfil his or her potential.


We hope that our website will give you a flavour of Blossom House. If you would like more information about us or about our assessment process, please don’t hesitate to call the school.


An 'Outstanding' school (Ofsted March 2012)


What I have enjoyed about Blossom House is that this school has been my whole life really. I have been here ever since I was five and this school has taught me right from wrong, how to make friends and if you get knocked down, you get back up.” (A year 11 pupil)



We hold regular Open Days for parents of primary school age children looking for primary and senior school places . Please phone the school for details and to book your place. Please note that this is for parents only, and is not suitable for children. There is metered parking on the roads outside the school. We have limited places in our senior school and parents of senior school (year 7 and above) age children should contact us regarding bringing their child in for an initial assessment rather than attending the Open Days.



We have a vacancy for a College Link SEN Assistant in our Post 16 provision based Motspur Park. See here for details.




Autumn term 2014

4th Sept: term starts

19th Sept: Athletics at Kingsmeadow track (primary in morning, secondary in afternoon)

30th Sept 2.30pm: primary 'meet the teacher' pm

17th October: staff inset

20th - 31st Oct: half term

27th Nov 2pm: primary play

28th Nov 2pm: secondary play

2nd Dec: parent feedback evening

(yrs 8, 9, 10, 11)

3rd Dec: parent feedback evening

(Poppy, Walnut, Ash, Pine, Beech, Chestnut, Maple, yrs 6, 7)

12th Dec 11am: carol service (Christ Church, Copse Hill)

12th Dec 12pm: end of term


Spring term 2015

6th Jan: term starts

13th February: staff inset

16th Feb-20st Feb: half term

27th Mar 12pm : end of term


Summer term 2015

21st April: term starts

22nd May: staff inset

25th - 29th May: half term

17th July 12pm: end of term


The school day is from 8.45am -3.40pm

See here for Pupil Premium information and our Local Offer


Blossom House moves to Motspur Park - Renovation work on our new site is going well. The Post 16 students are already based  there and the main move is currently scheduled for Easter.


Blossom House Paddington Green is for children in Early Years to year 2. For enquiries please email or call 020 8946 7348.


Role Models are back for a jolly two day Christmas camp!

With new activities and £60 per day bookings, follow the link for details…

For local authority help with payment, please contact: Michelle Butcher (Merton) on 0208 545 4200/ 

Lisa Stevens (Sutton) on 0208 770 4140 /


Merton Council's Preparation for Adulthood 14 - 25 Fair will be held on 9 January. For more information please click here


AustismCon on 15th Jan - for more information see here


The Royal Shakespeare Company are putting on a relaxed perfomance of 'The Christmas Truce' on 29th January. For more information see their website.

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