Schools for Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)

There are a number of schools and colleges in the UK offering specialist care and education for children and adults who experience Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). A selection of these is listed below.

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Address

Overton School
Overton School,
Hereford Road,
Ludlow,
Shropshire,
SY8 4AD

Telephone

01584 707091

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

http://www.overtonschool.org.uk/

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Gifted Children
Sexual / Emotional / Physical Abuse
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Complex health needs

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Address

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
Beechenlea Lane,
Swanley,
Kent,
BR8 8DR

Telephone

01322 664441

Fax

01322 613163

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.parkwoodhall.co.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Flexible board
Weekly
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
Sexual / Emotional / Physical Abuse
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Complex health needs
Fostering

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Address

Pegasus School
Caldwell Hall,
Main Street, Caldwell,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire,
DE12 6RS

Telephone

01332 378 840

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

https://senadgroup.com/pegasus

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Rett syndrome
Complex health needs

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Address

Philip Green Memorial School
Boveridge House,
Cranborne,
Wimborne,
Dorset,
BH21 5RV

Telephone

01725 517218

Fax

01725 517968

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.pgmschool.org.uk

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties

Address

Priorís Court Foundation (operating Priorís Court School and Young Adult Provision)
Priorís Court Foundation,
Hermitage,
Thatcham,
Berkshire,
RG18 9NU

Telephone

01635 247202

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.priorscourt.org.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

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Address

Queen Alexandra College
Court Oak Road,
Harborne,
Birmingham,
B17 9TG

Telephone

0121 428 5050

Fax

0121 428 5045

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.qac.ac.uk

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome

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Address

RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning
Wheelwright Lane,
Ash Green,
Coventry,
Warwickshire,
CV7 9RA

Telephone

024 7636 9500

Fax

024 7646 9501

Email

[email protected]

Website

http://www.rnib.org.uk/pearscentre

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Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Rett syndrome
Complex health needs
Artificially-ventilated breathing and/or tracheostomy

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Address

Rowden House School
Rowden,
Bromyard,
Herefordshire,
HR7 4LS

Telephone

01332 378840

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.rowdenhouse.com

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
ADHD
Epilepsy

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Address

Royal School Manchester
Stanley Road,
Cheadle Hulme,
Cheshire,
SK8 6RQ

Telephone

0161 6100100

Fax

0161 6100101

Email

Website

seashelltrust.org.uk/place-royal-school-manchester

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Address

Spring Hill School
Palace Road,
Ripon,
North Yorkshire,
HG4 3HN

Telephone

01765 603320

Fax

01765 605749

Email

Website

www.barnardos.org.uk/springhillschool.htm

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Daily

Specialities

(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties

Address

St Joseph
Amlets Lane,
Cranleigh,
Surrey,
GU6 7DH

Telephone

01483 272449

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.st-josephscranleigh.surrey.sch.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Fortnightly
Weekly

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties

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Address

St Maryís School and College
Wrestwood Road,
Bexhill-on-Sea,
East Sussex,
TN40 2LU

Telephone

01424 730740

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.stmarysbexhill.org

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Sexual / Emotional / Physical Abuse
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Complex health needs

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Address

St Piers School and College
St Piers Lane,
Lingfield,
Surrey,
RH7 6PW

Telephone

01342 831 229

Fax

01342 834 639

Email

Website

http://school.youngepilepsy.org.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Rett syndrome
Complex health needs

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Address

St Rose
Stratford Lawn,
Stroud,
Gloucestershire,
GL5 4AP

Telephone

01453 763793

Fax

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.stroses.org.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Cerebral Palsy
Complex health needs

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Address

St. Johnís School and College
St John's School Firle Road Seaford BN25 2HU,
St Johnís College 17 Walpole Road Brighton BN2 0AF,
East Sussex

Telephone

01273 244 000

Fax

01323 872 958

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.st-johns.co.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
Gifted Children
Sexual / Emotional / Physical Abuse
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Rett syndrome

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