St. John's College (Ambitious about Autism)

Co-educational Day & Residential Sixth Form / College

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

01273 244000


Karen Grist

Age Range

16 – 25 years

Special Needs


St. John's College is a specialist college based in Brighton supporting young people aged 16-25. The college became part of Ambitious about Autism in 2023.

The college aims to provide a stimulating learning environment that promotes the development of personal interests and abilities and prepares young people for greater independence and autonomy over their future lives. Young people can attend college on a residential or day basis.

Using a range of well-equipped onsite facilities and the vibrant local community, learning is made fun, relevant and progressive. Young people are encouraged to follow their passions and try new learning activities so that aspirations for the future are developed and realised.

A specialist multidisciplinary team of staff, who have a range of expertise and experience, support young people to reach their goals.