William Roper Hull School is operated as a partnership between the CBE and Hull Services. We offer highly specialized and individualized programs that focus on the development of academic and vocational skills for students with behavioural and emotional difficulties.
Students are primarily referred to us through Hull Services and the CBE's Special Education Services Department. The program offers a therapeutic school setting that meets the academic and treatment needs of individual students, ranging from Grades 1-12.
Our primary focus is to establish a healthy sense of belonging for all of our students, offer them opportunities to achieve mastery, support their independence, and allow them to give back to their community. In 2010, we became an active part of the Trauma Sensitive School Initiative with the CBE. We have adopted a trauma informed framework: Attachment, Self-regulation and Competency (ARC) (Blaustein & Kinniburgh, 2010). This has helped guide our practice in the classrooms, supporting those who have experienced trauma in their lives. Most recently, we have joined Hull Agency in the partnership with the ChildTrauma Academy.