Chailey Heritage School

Chailey Heritage School is a non-maintained special school for children and young people aged 2-19 with a wide range of complex physical, communication, sensory and learning difficulties and health needs.

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Special needs schools in the South-East

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

Search here for independent special needs schools in the South-East, including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey and West Sussex. Find and compare schools nearest to you and those with particular specialisms.

You will find all special schools in the South-East 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 25th edition. 



Chailey Heritage School

Haywards Heath Road,
North Chailey,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN8 4EF

www.chf.org.uk

ASD, AUT, CLD, CP, Deaf, EBD, EPI, Hlmp, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PMLD, PNI, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Read more about Chailey Heritage School

Hamilton Lodge School

9 Walpole Road,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN2 0LS

www.hamiltonls.co.uk

Deaf, Hlmp

Read more about Hamilton Lodge School

I CAN's Meath School

Brox Road,
Ottershaw,
Surrey,
KT16 0LF

www.meathschool.org.uk

ASP, AUT, SpeechLD

Read more about I CAN's Meath School

Kisimul School - Woodstock House

Woodstock Lane North,
Long Ditton,
Surbiton,
Surrey,
KT6 5HN

www.kisimul.co.uk

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

Read more about Kisimul School - Woodstock House

LVS Hassocks

London Road,
Sayers Common,
Hassocks,
West Sussex,
BN6 9HT

www.lvs-hassocks.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT

Read more about LVS Hassocks

Moor House School & College

Mill Lane,
Hurst Green,
Oxted,
Surrey,
RH8 9AQ

www.moorhouseschool.co.uk

ASP, DYSL, DYSP, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

Read more about Moor House School & College

More House School

Moons Hill,
Frensham,
Farnham,
Surrey,
GU10 3AP

www.morehouseschool.co.uk

SPLD

Read more about More House School

NAS Helen Allison School

Longfield Road,
Meopham,
Kent,
DA13 0EW

www.helenallisonschool.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT

Read more about NAS Helen Allison School

NAS Thames Valley School

Conwy Close,
Tilehurst,
Reading,
Berkshire,
RG30 4BZ

www.thamesvalleyschool.org.uk

ASP, AUT

Read more about NAS Thames Valley School

Philpots Manor School

West Hoathly,
East Grinstead,
West Sussex,
RH19 4PR

www.philpotsmanorschool.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, DEL, DYSL, EBD, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, SCD, SpeechLD

Read more about Philpots Manor School

St Catherine's School

Grove Road,
Ventnor,
Isle of Wight,
PO38 1TT

www.stcatherines.org.uk

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, DYSP, SCD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

Read more about St Catherine's School

St John's School & College

Business Centre,
17 Walpole Road,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN2 0AF

www.st-johns.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, CP, Deaf, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, EPI, GLD, HighA, LD, MLD, PhysD, PNI, SCD, SCLD, SEBD, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about St John's School & College

St Joseph's Specialist School & College

Amlets Lane,
Cranleigh,
Surrey,
GU6 7DH

www.st-josephscranleigh.surrey.sch.uk

ADHD, ASD, CLD, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, MLD, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

Read more about St Joseph's Specialist School & College

St Mary's School & 6th Form College

Wrestwood Road,
Bexhill-on-Sea,
East Sussex,
TN40 2LU

www.stmarysbexhill.org

ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, CP, Deaf, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, SCD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Read more about St Mary's School & 6th Form College

The Children's Trust School

Tadworth Court,
Tadworth,
Surrey,
KT20 5RU

www.thechildrenstrustschool.org.uk

CLD, CP, EPI, Hlmp, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PMLD, PNI, SLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Read more about The Children's Trust School

Treloar School

Holybourne,
Alton,
Hampshire,
GU34 4GL

www.treloar.org.uk

CLD, CP, DEL, DYSP, EPI, HighA, Hlmp, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PNI, SCLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Read more about Treloar School

West Heath School

Ashgrove Road,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
TN13 1SR

www.westheathschool.com

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, DEL, EBD, SCD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about West Heath School

Appleford School

Shrewton,
Salisbury,
Wiltshire,
SP3 4HL

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

Beech Lodge School

13 Home Farm,
Honey Lane,
Hurley,
Berkshire,
SL6 6TG

ADHD, BESD, DYSL, SEBD

Blue Skies School

126 Maidstone Road,
Chatham,
Kent,
ME4 6DQ

ASD, ASP, AUT

Brantridge School

Staplefield Place,
Staplefield,
Haywards Heath,
West Sussex,
RH17 6EQ

ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, EBD, LD

Brewood School

86 London Road,
Deal,
Kent,
CT14 9TR

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, DEL, EBD, EPI, GLD, HighA, Hlmp, LD, MLD, Physlmp, SCD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

Browns School

Cannock House,
Hawstead Lane, Chelsfield,
Orpington,
Kent,
BR6 7PH

EBD, SPLD

Caldecott Foundation School

Hythe Road,
Smeeth,
Ashford,
Kent,
TN25 6PW

EBD

Chiltern Tutorial School

Otterbourne New Hall, Cranbourne Drive,
Otterbourne,
Winchester,
Hampshire,
SO21 2ET

DYSL, DYSP

Clay Hill School

Clay Hill,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7DE

ASD, LD

Cornfield School

53 Hanworth Road,
Redhill,
Surrey,
RH1 5HS

EBD

Coxlease Abbeymead

Palace Lane,
Beaulieu,
Hampshire,
SO42 7YG

EBD

Coxlease School

Clay Hill,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7DE

BESD, LD

Cressex Lodge (SWAAY)

Terrace Road South,
Binfield,
Bracknell,
Berkshire,
RG42 4DE

BESD

Dorton College of Further Education

Seal Drive,
Seal,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
TN15 0AH

VIS

Eagle House School (Mitcham)

224 London Road,
Mitcham,
Surrey,
CR4 3HD

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, SCD, SLD

Eagle House School (Sutton)

95 Brighton Road,
Sutton,
Surrey,
SM2 5SJ

AUT

Esland School

Units 12-13, Oare Gunpowder Works,
Off Bysingwood Road,
Faversham,
Kent,
ME13 7UD

BESD

Farney Close School

Bolney Court,
Bolney,
West Sussex,
RH17 5RD

ADHD, ASP, DYSL, EBD, MLD, SpeechLD

Frewen College

Brickwall,
Rye Road, Northiam,
Rye,
East Sussex,
TN31 6NL

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD, SpeechLD

Grafham Grange School

Nr Bramley,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU5 0LH

ADHD, ASD, BESD, EBD, SpeechLD

Grateley House School

Pond Lane,
Grateley,
Andover,
Hampshire,
SP11 8TA

ASD, ASP

Great Oaks Small School

Ebbsfleet Farmhouse,
Ebbsfleet Lane, Minster,
Ramsgate,
Kent,
CT12 5DL

SPLD

Greenfields School

Tenterden Road,
Biddenden,
Kent,
TN27 8BS

EBD

Headstart School

Crouch Lane,
Ninfield,
Battle,
East Sussex,
TN33 9EG

BESD

Heath Farm School

Egerton Road,
Charing Heath,
Ashford,
Kent,
TN27 0AX

EBD

Heathermount, The Learning Centre

Devenish Road,
Ascot,
Berkshire,
SL5 9PG

ASD, ASP, AUT

High Close School

Wiltshire Road,
Wokingham,
Berkshire,
RG40 1TT

ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, EBD, MLD

Hill House School

Rope Hill,
Boldre,
Lymington,
Hampshire,
SO41 8NE

ASD, AUT, SCD, SCLD, SLD

Hillcrest Jubilee School

84-86 Jubilee Road,
Waterlooville,
Hampshire,
PO7 7RE

BESD, SEBD

Hillcrest Slinfold

Stane Street,
Slinfold,
Horsham,
West Sussex,
RH13 0QX

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, GLD, MLD, SCD, SEBD

Hope View School

Station Approach,
Chilham,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT4 8EG

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD

Hythe House Education

Power Station Road,
Sheerness,
Kent,
ME12 3AB

EBD

Ingfield Manor School

Five Oaks,
Billingshurst,
West Sussex,
RH14 9AX

CP

ISP Sittingbourne School

Church Street,
Sittingbourne,
Kent,
ME10 3EG

BESD, SCD, SEBD

Jigsaw CABAS® School

Building 20, Dunsfold Park,
Stovolds Hill,
Cranleigh,
Surrey,
GU6 8TB

ASD, AUT

Learning Opportunities Centre

Ringwould Road,
Ringwould,
Deal,
Kent,
CT14 8DN

EBD

Little Acorns School

London Beach Farm,
Ashford Road, St Michael's,
Tenterden,
Kent,
TN30 6SR

EBD

Meadows School and Meadows 16+

London Road,
Southborough,
Kent,
TN4 0RJ

ADHD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, MLD, SEBD

Minstead Training Project

Minstead Lodge,
Minstead,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7FT

GLD, LD, MLD

Moon Hall College

Burys Court, Flanchford Road,
Leigh,
Reigate,
Surrey,
RH2 8RE

DYSL, LD, SPLD

Moon Hall School

Pasturewood Road,
Holmbury St Mary,
Dorking,
Surrey,
RH5 6LQ

DYSL, SPLD

Muntham House School Ltd

Barns Green,
Muntham Drive,
Horsham,
West Sussex,
RH13 0NJ

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, BESD, DYSL, EBD, MLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Northease Manor School

Rodmell,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7 3EY

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

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

BedZED,
20 Sandmartin Way,
Hackbridge,
Surrey,
SM6 7DF

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

Owlswick School

Newhaven Road,
Kingston,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7 3NF

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, GLD, LD, MLD, SCD

Papillon House School

Pebble Close,
Tadworth,
Surrey,
KT20 7PA

ASD, AUT

Ripplevale School

Chapel Lane,
Ripple,
Deal,
Kent,
CT14 8JG

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, GLD, HighA, LD, MLD, PMLD, SCD, SCLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Rookery Hove

22-24 Sackville Gardens,
Hove,
East Sussex,
BN3 4GH

ASD, ASP

Sheiling College

Horton Road,
Ashley,
Ringwood,
Hampshire,
BH24 2EB

ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Sheiling School

Horton Road,
Ashley,
Ringwood,
Hampshire,
BH24 2EB

ASD, AUT, CLD, EBD, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Small Haven School

146 Newington Road,
Ramsgate,
Kent,
CT12 6PT

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, DEL, EBD, EPI, GLD, HighA, Hlmp, LD, MLD, Physlmp, SCD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

Southlands School

Vicars Hill,
Boldre,
Lymington,
Hampshire,
SO41 5QB

ASD, ASP

Springboard Education Junior

39 Whippingham Road,
St Wilfred's Upper Hall,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN2 3PS

ADHD, BESD

Springboard Education Senior

55 South Street,
Lancing,
West Sussex,
BN15 8HA

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, EBD

St Dominic's School

Hambledon,
Godalming,
Surrey,
GU8 4DX

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, CLD, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, HighA, SCD, SPLD, SpeechLD

St Edward's School

Melchet Court,
Sherfield English,
Romsey,
Hampshire,
SO51 6ZR

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, DYSL, EBD, MLD, SCD, SEBD, SPLD

St Piers School and College

St Piers Lane,
Lingfield,
Surrey,
RH7 6PW

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, AUT, CP, EPI, MLD, PMLD, PNI, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

Step by Step School for Autistic Children

Neylands Farm,
Grinstead Lane,
Sharpethorne,
East Sussex,
RH19 4HP

AUT

Stepping Stones School

Tower Road,
Hindhead,
Surrey,
GU26 6SU

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, PhysD, SpeechLD

Tadley Court School

Tadley Common Road,
Tadley,
Basingstoke,
Hampshire,
RG26 3TB

ASD, ASP, AUT

The Davenport School

Princess Margaret Avenue,
Ramsgate,
Kent,
CT12 6HX

EBD

The Knowl Hill School

School Lane,
Pirbright,
Woking,
Surrey,
GU24 0JN

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

The Lighthouse School

24 Clarendon Road,
Margate,
Kent,
CT9 2QL

BESD, SEBD

The Lioncare School

87 Payne Avenue,
Hove,
East Sussex,
BN3 5HD

EBD

The Loddon School

Wildmoor Lane,
Sherfield-on-Loddon,
Hook,
Hampshire,
RG27 0JD

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

The Mount Camphill Community

Faircrouch Lane,
Wadhurst,
East Sussex,
TN5 6PT

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

The Old Priory School

Priory Road,
Ramsgate,
Kent,
CT11 9PG

EBD

The Old School

Capel Street,
Capel-le-Ferne,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT18 7EY

EBD

The Quest School

Church Farm, Church Road,
The Old Stables,
Offham,
Kent,
ME19 5NX

AUT, EBD

The Serendipity Centre

399 Hinkler Road,
Southampton,
Hampshire,
SO19 6DS

SEBD

Trinity School

13 New Road,
Rochester,
Medway,
Kent,
ME1 1BG

ASD, ASP, DYSL, DYSP, SLD, SpeechLD

Tudor Lodge School

92 Foxley Lane,
Woodcote,
Purley,
Surrey,
CR8 3NA

SEBD

Unity College

150 West Wycombe Road,
High Wycombe,
Buckinghamshire,
HP12 3AE

BESD, MLD, SEBD

Unsted Park School and Sixth Form

Munstead Heath Road,
Godalming,
Surrey,
GU7 1UW

ASD, ASP, AUT