Running Deer know that young people can reach their full potential given time, the right opportunity and the support they need.

Our values are based on respect.

  • ​Respect for self.
  • Respect for others.
  • Respect for the environment.

We strive to:

  • ​Be ethical in everything we do.
  • Be user led and transparent at all times.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Make a positive difference to peoples lives.​​​​​​​

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“Through your help we have been able to keep this child from permanent exclusion and enable a smooth transition to his new school.”

Alison | Teacher

Running Deer School is a DfE registered independent school (registration number: 878/6067) for young people with Special Educational Needs. Part of Running Deer CIC, we provide activities and opportunities based around traditional rural skills and land based studies, bushcraft, equine assisted education, dog therapy, green woodworking and conservation.

Running Deer CIC is a not for profit organisation and company limited by guarantee. Company No: 7605814. VAT Reg No: 289345260.

Head of School: Rachael Knight

Telephone: +44(0)1647 400201
Email: school at
Address: Butterdon Wood, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8PY

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Running Deer School in Devon are an Ofsted Good Provider

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