North West London Independent School

NWLIS provides LA funded day-school education for pupils aged 7-19 years whose Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs or Autism Spectrum Condition has made it difficult for them to achieve success in a mainstream school.

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Special needs schools in London

Search here for independent special needs schools in London. Find and compare schools nearest to you and those with particular specialisms.

You will find all special schools in London at the bottom of this page, with abbreviations denoting the conditions each school caters for (check our glossary for definitions). 

Click on a school's name for information about that school. Schools at the top of the listings in highlighted panels feature full profile information including social media, website and email links and optional video.

You can narrow down your search by using the search boxes below to select schools by age, gender, those that offer residential facilities, and those that have a speciality in:

a) social interaction difficulties (including autism and Asperger syndrome)

b) emotional, behavioural and/or social difficulties

c) learning difficulties (including dyslexia/SPLD) 

d) sensory or physical impairment 

Our postcode search facility allows you to search for schools nearest to you by searching a radius from two to 100 miles.

You can gain further advice on choosing a school from a number of articles on this website.

These search results are from www.specialneedsguide.co.uk, the online edition of John Catt's Which School? for Special Needs guidebook, now in its 25th edition.



Blossom Lower School and Upper House

1-5 Christopher Place,
Chalton Street,
London,
NW1 1JF

www.blossomhouseschool.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, DYSL, DYSP, SCD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about Blossom Lower School and Upper House

East London Independent School (ELIS)

Stratford Marsh,
Welfare Road,
London,
E15 4HT

www.tces.org.uk

ASD, AUT, BESD, EBD, SEMH

Read more about East London Independent School (ELIS)

North West London Independent School (NWLIS)

85 Old Oak Common Lane,
Acton,
London,
W3 7DD

www.tces.org.uk

ASD, AUT, BESD, EBD, SEMH, SpeechLD

Read more about North West London Independent School (NWLIS)

Abingdon House School

Broadley Terrace,
London,
NW1 6LG

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, DYSL, DYSP, SPLD, SpeechLD

Cavendish School

58 Hawkstone Road,
Southwark Park,
London,
SE16 2PA

EBD

Centre Academy London

92 St John's Hill,
Battersea,
London,
SW11 1SH

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, DYSL, DYSP, HighA, SpeechLD

Fairley House School

30 Causton Street,
London,
SW1P 4AU

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

Frederick Hugh House

48 Old Church Street,
London,
SW3 5BY

ADHD, ASD, AUT, CLD, CP, DEL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, SCD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Gloucester House

The Tavistock Children's Day Unit,
33 Daleham Gardens,
London,
NW3 5BU

BESD

Insights School & Skills Academy

3-5 Alexandria Road,
Ealing,
London,
W13 0NP

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, DYSL, EBD, GLD, MLD, SCD, SPLD

Kestrel House School

104 Crouch Hill,
London,
N8 9EA

ASD, ASP, AUT

Kisharon School

1011 Finchley Road,
London,
NW11 7HB

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, CP, Deaf, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, EPI, GLD, HighA, Hlmp, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PMLD, PNI, SCD, SCLD, SEMH, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Leaways School London

Theydon Road,
Clapton,
London,
E5 9NZ

SEMH

Limespring School

Park House, 16 High Road,
East Finchley,
London,
N2 9PJ

DYSL, DYSP

Octavia House School, Kennington

214b Kennington Road,
London,
SE11 6AU

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Octavia House School, Vauxhall

Vauxhall Primary School,
Vauxhall Street,
London,
SE11 5LG

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Octavia House School, Walworth

Larcom House,
Larcom Street,
London,
SE17 1RT

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Options West London Community College

The Courtyard Campus,
Church Rd,
Hayes,
Middlesex,
UB3 2UH

ASD, ASP, AUT

Parayhouse School

Hammersmith and Fulham College,
Gliddon Road,
London,
W14 9BL

AttDD, BESD, CLD, CP, DEL, EBD, EPI, MLD, PartH, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

Park House School

48 North Side,
Wandsworth Common,
London,
SW18 2SL

ASD, ASP, AUT, SCD

Priory Lodge School

Priory Lane,
London,
SW15 5JJ

ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, LD

Riverston School

63-69 Eltham Road,
Lee Green,
London,
SE12 8UF

ASD, ASP, AUT, LD

Side by Side Kids School

9 Big Hill,
London,
E5 9HH

MLD, SLD, SpeechLD

The Chelsea Group of Children

The Hall,
Waynflete Street,
London,
SW18 3QG

ADHD, ASP, AUT, LD, MLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

The Dominie

55 Warriner Gardens,
Battersea,
London,
SW11 4DX

DYSL, DYSP, SpeechLD

The Holmewood School

88 Woodside Park Road,
London,
N12 8SH

ASD, ASP, AUT, SpeechLD

The Moat School

Bishops Avenue,
Fulham,
London,
SW6 6EG

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

Tram House School

520 Garratt Lane,
London,
SW17 0NY

ASD, ASP, AUT

TreeHouse School

Woodside Avenue,
London,
N10 3JA

ASD, AUT

Woodstar School

143 Coppetts Road,
London,
N10 1JP

CP, PhysD