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Special needs schools in the West Midlands

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

Search here for independent special needs schools in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands (county) and Worcestershire. Find and compare schools nearest to you and those with particular specialisms.

You will find all special schools in the West 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.



Argent College

New Standard Works,
43-47 Vittoria Street,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B1 3PE

www.rmt.org

ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, EBD, LD, SCLD, SEBD

Read more about Argent College

Cruckton Hall

Cruckton,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY5 8PR

www.cruckton.com

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, EBD, PMLD, SPLD

Read more about Cruckton Hall

Glasshouse College

Wollaston Road,
Amblecote,
Stourbridge,
West Midlands,
DY8 4HF

www.rmt.org

ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, CLD, EBD, GLD, LD, PMLD, SCD, SCLD, SEBD, SLD, SPLD

Read more about Glasshouse College

NAS Church Lawton School

Cherry Tree Avenue,
Church Lawton,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST7 3EL

www.churchlawtonschool.org.uk

ASD, AUT

Read more about NAS Church Lawton School

Overley Hall School

Overley,
Wellington,
Telford,
West Midlands,
TF6 5HE

www.overleyhall.com

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, DYSP, EPI, GLD, LD, PMLD, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

Read more about Overley Hall School

Queen Alexandra College (QAC)

Court Oak Road,
Harborne,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B17 9TG

www.qac.ac.uk

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

Read more about Queen Alexandra College (QAC)

RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

Wheelwright Lane,
Ash Green,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV7 9RA

www.rnib.org.uk/pearscentre

ASD, AUT, BESD, CLD, CP, Deaf, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PMLD, SCLD, SPLD, VIS

Read more about RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

The Roaches Independent School

Tunstall Road,
Knypersley,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST8 7AB

www.caretoday.co.uk

EBD

Read more about The Roaches Independent School

Access School

Holbrook Villa Farm,
Harmer Hill, Broughton,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY4 3EW

EBD, GLD, MLD

Acorn School

Dale Acre Way,
Hollinswood,
Telford,
Shropshire,
TF3 2EN

EBD

Aidenswood

48 Parson Street,
Congleton,
Cheshire,
CW12 4ED

EBD, MLD

Arc School - Ansley

Ansley Lane,
Ansley,
Nuneaton,
Warwickshire,
CV10 9ND

ADHD, ASD, SEBD

Arc School - Napton

Vicarage Road,
Napton-on-the-Hill,
Warwickshire,
CV47 8NA

ADHD, ASD

Arc School Old Arley

Old Arley,
Ansley,
Nuneaton,
Warwickshire,
CV7 8NU

BESD

Avon Park School

St John's Avenue,
Rugby,
Warwickshire,
CV22 5HR

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, CLD, DYSP, LD, SCD, SEBD, SpeechLD

Bladon House School

Newton Solney,
Burton upon Trent,
Staffordshire,
DE15 0TA

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, Hlmp, LD, MLD, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield Road,
Tipton,
Staffordshire,
DY4 9AH

EBD

Blue River Academy

Sara Park, 160 Herbert Road,
Small Heath,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B10 0PR

BESD

Cambian Hereford School

Coningsby Road,
Leominster,
Herefordshire,
HR6 8LL

EBD

Care UK Children's Services

46 High Street,
Church Stretton,
Shropshire,
SY6 6BX

EBD

Derwen College

Oswestry,
Shropshire,
SY11 3JA

CP, DEL, DYSL, EPI, Hlmp, MLD, Physlmp, PMLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Ditton Priors School

Station Road,
Ditton Priors,
Bridgnorth,
Shropshire,
WV16 6SS

BESD, EBD

Draycott Moor College

Draycott Old Road,
Draycott-in-the-Moors,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST11 9AH

EBD

Hereward College of Further Education

Bramston Crescent,
Tile Hill Lane,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV4 9SW

ASP, AUT, CP, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, EPI, HighA, Hlmp, MLD, Physlmp, SPLD, VIS

Hillcrest Glebedale School

Phoenix House,
Marlborough Road, Longton,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST3 1EJ

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, GLD, HighA, LD, MLD, MSI, PMLD, SCD, SEBD, SLD, SPLD

Hillcrest Oaklands College

Alrewas Road,
Kings Bromley,
Staffordshire,
DE13 7HR

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

Hillcrest Shifnal School

Lamledge Lane,
Shifnal,
Shropshire,
TF11 8SD

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

Longdon Hall School

Longdon Hall,
Rugeley,
Staffordshire,
WS15 4PT

BESD, EBD

Maple Hayes Dyslexia School

Abnalls Lane,
Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
WS13 8BL

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

National Institute for Conductive Education

Cannon Hill House, Russell Road,
Moseley,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B13 8RD

CP, DYSP, PNI

New College Worcester

Whittington Road,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR5 2JX

VIS

Options Higford

Higford Hall,
Higford,
Shifnal,
Shropshire,
TF11 9ET

ASD, AUT, CLD, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, HighA, LD, MLD, MSI, PMLD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Options Malvern View

The Rhydd,
Hanley Castle,
Worcestershire,
WR8 0AD

ASD

Our Place School

The Orchard,
Bransford,
Worcestershire,
WR6 5JE

ASD, MLD, PMLD, SLD

Priory Highfields

9 & 11 Highfields Road,
Chasetown,
Burntwood,
Staffordshire,
WS7 4QR

ASD

Queensway HLC

Hadley,
Telford,
Shropshire,
TF1 6AJ

EBD, SPLD

Queenswood School

Callows Hills Farm,
Hereford Road,
Ledbury,
Herefordshire,
HR8 2PZ

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, BESD, DYSL, DYSP, MLD, SEBD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Regent College

77 Shelton New Road,
Shelton,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST4 7AA

CLD, EPI, PhysD, SLD, SpeechLD

Rowden House School

Rowden,
Bromyard,
Herefordshire,
HR7 4LS

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, PMLD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD

Rugeley School

Blithbury Road,
Blithbury,
Rugeley,
Staffordshire,
WS15 3JQ

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, SLD

Smallbrook School

Smallbrook Lodge,
Smallbrook Road,
Whitchurch,
Shropshire,
SY13 1BX

EBD

Strathmore College

Unit 7 Imex Centre,
Technology Park,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST4 8LJ

ASD, ASP, BESD, CLD, GLD, LD, MLD, SLD

Sunfield School

Clent Grove,
Woodman Lane,
Stourbridge,
West Midlands,
DY9 9PB

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, AUT, BESD, CLD, DYSL, EPI, GLD, LD, MLD, MSI, PMLD, SCD, SCLD, SEBD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

The Collegiate Centre for Values Education for Life

51-54 Hockley Hill,
Hockley,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B18 5AQ

BESD

The Island Project School

Diddington Hall,
Diddington Lane,
Meriden,
West Midlands,
CV7 7HQ

ASD, AUT

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC)

Venns Lane,
Hereford,
Herefordshire,
HR1 1DT

ASP, AUT, DYSL, HighA, MLD, PhysD, PartH, VIS

Wathen Grange School

Church Walk,
Mancetter,
Atherstone,
Warwickshire,
CV9 1PZ

EBD