I CAN's Dawn House School

I CAN's Dawn House School is a specialist speech, language and communication school for children and young people aged 5-19 years.

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Special needs schools in the East Midlands

Are you looking for a special needs school in the East Midlands, or trying to find more information about special schools in the region?

Search here for independent special needs schools in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland. Find and compare schools nearest to you and those with particular specialisms.

You will find all special schools in the East Midlands listed 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 find and compare schools nearest to you by searching a radius of two to 100 miles. 

You can gain further advice from a selection of articles on this website about choosing a special needs school.  

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 26th edition.



I CAN'S Dawn House School

Helmsley Road,
Rainworth,
Mansfield,
Nottinghamshire,
NG21 0DQ

www.dawnhouseschool.org.uk

CLD, DYSL, DYSP, SCD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about I CAN'S Dawn House School

Kisimul School

The Old Vicarage, 61 High Street,
Swinderby,
Lincoln,
Lincolnshire,
LN6 9LU

www.kisimul.co.uk

ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, LD, MSI, PMLD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about Kisimul School

RNIB College Loughborough

Radmoor Road,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 3BS

www.rnibcollege.ac.uk

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

Read more about RNIB College Loughborough

Royal School for the Deaf Derby

Ashbourne Road,
Derby,
Derbyshire,
DE22 3BH

www.rsdd.org.uk

Deaf, Hlmp

Read more about Royal School for the Deaf Derby

Alderwasley Hall School & Sixth Form Centre

Alderwasley,
Belper,
Derbyshire,
DE56 2SR

ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, DYSP, GLD, HighA, LD, SCD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD

Alderwood

302 Wellingborough Road,
Rushden,
Northamptonshire,
NN10 6BB

ASD, AUT

Ashmeads School

Buccleuch Farm,
Haigham Hill, Burton Latimer,
Kettering,
Northamptonshire,
NN15 5PH

EBD

Belview Lodge

124b Midland Road,
Wellingborough,
Northamptonshire,
NN8 1NF

BESD

Broughton House

Brant Broughton,
Lincolnshire,
LN5 0SL

AUT, BESD, LD, SCD, SCLD, SEBD, SLD

Cambian Northampton School

67a Queens Park Parade,
Kingsthorpe,
Northampton,
Northamptonshire,
NN2 6LR

EBD, MLD

Cambian Potterspury Lodge School

Towcester,
Northamptonshire,
NN12 7LL

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, SCD, SpeechLD

Claybrook Cottage School

Frolesworth Lane,
Claybrook Magna,
Lutterworth,
Leicestershire,
LE17 5DA

BESD

Eastwood Grange School

Milken Lane,
Ashover,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S45 0BA

BESD

Freyburg School

The Poppies,
Greenmile Lane,
Babworth,
Nottinghamshire,
DN22 8JW

BESD

Gryphon School

Quorn Hall,
Meynell Road,
Quorn,
Leicestershire,
LE12 8BQ

EBD

High Grange School

Hospital Lane,
Mickleover,
Derby,
Derbyshire,
DE3 0DR

ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT

Hill Farm College

c/o The Manor House,
Squires Hill,
Rothwell,
Northamptonshire,
NN14 6BQ

ADHD, ASD, ASP

Homefield College

42 St Mary's Road,
Sileby,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE12 7TL

ASD, BESD, LD, SCD

Hope House School

Barnby Road,
Newark,
Nottinghamshire,
NG24 3NE

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, DEL, EBD, SCD, SEBD

Lewis Charlton School

North Street,
Ashby-De-La-Zouch,
Leicestershire,
LE65 1HU

EBD

Linkage College - Toynton Campus

Toynton All Saints,
Spilsby,
Lincolnshire,
PE23 5AE

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, CP, Deaf, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MLD, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Meadow View Farm School

c/o Brookland Farm House,
Kirby Road,
Barwell,
Leicestershire,
LE9 8FT

ASD, BESD, SCD

Oakwood School

20 Main Street,
Glenfield,
Leicester,
Leicestershire,
LE3 8DG

EBD

Pegasus School

Caldwell Hall,
Main Street,
Caldwell,
Derbyshire,
DE12 6RS

ADHD, ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, Hlmp, LD, PMLD, SCLD, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Portland College

Nottingham Road,
Mansfield,
Nottingham,
Nottinghamshire,
NG18 4TJ

ASD, ASP, AUT, CP, Deaf, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PMLD, PNI, SCLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Sketchley School and Forest House

Manor Way,
Sketchley,
Burbage,
Leicestershire,
LE10 3HT

ASD, ASP, AUT

Sutherland House - Continuing Education Centre

8 Clinton Avenue,
Nottingham,
Nottinghamshire,
NG5 1AW

ASD, AUT

Sutherland House School

Bath Street,
Sneinton,
Nottingham,
Nottinghamshire,
NG1 1DA

ASD, ASP, AUT

The Grange Therapeutic School

Knossington,
Oakham,
Rutland,
LE15 8LY

EBD

The Linnet Independent Learning Centre

107 Mount Pleasant Road,
Castle Gresley,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire,
DE11 9JE

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, CLD, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, GLD, LD, MLD, SCD, SEBD, SPLD, SpeechLD

The Meadows

Beech Lane,
Dove Holes,
Derbyshire,
SK17 8DJ

EBD

The Shires School

Shires Lane,
Stretton,
Rutland,
LE15 7GT

AUT, SLD

Thornby Hall School

Thornby Hall,
Thornby,
Northampton,
Northamptonshire,
NN6 8SW

EBD

Trinity College

Moor Lane,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 1BA

EBD, MLD

Wilds Lodge School

Stamford Road,
Empingham,
Rutland,
LE15 8QQ

ASD, MLD, SEBD

Wings School, Nottinghamshire

Kirklington Hall,
Kirklington,
Newark,
Nottinghamshire,
NG22 8NB

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, BESD, EBD