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,
BN8 4EF,
East Sussex

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

Hillcrest Jubilee School

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

www.hillcrestchildrensservices.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Read more about Hillcrest Jubilee School

Hillcrest Slinfold School

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

www.hillcrestchildrensservices.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, AUT, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Read more about Hillcrest Slinfold School

I CAN's Meath School

Brox Road,
Ottershaw,
KT16 0LF,
Surrey

www.meathschool.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT, SCD, SpeechLD

Read more about I CAN's Meath School

Kisimul School - Woodstock House

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

www.kisimul.co.uk

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

Read more about Kisimul School - Woodstock House

LVS Hassocks

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

www.lvs-hassocks.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT

Read more about LVS Hassocks

Moor House School & College

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

www.moorhouseschool.co.uk

ASP, DYSL, DYSP, SCD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD

Read more about Moor House School & College

More House School

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

www.morehouseschool.co.uk

LD, MLD, SCD, SPLD

Read more about More House School

NAS Helen Allison School

Longfield Road,
Meopham,
DA13 0EW,
Kent

www.helenallisonschool.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT

Read more about NAS Helen Allison School

NAS Thames Valley School

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

www.thamesvalleyschool.org.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT

Read more about NAS Thames Valley School

Philpots Manor School

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

www.philpotsmanorschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Philpots Manor School

St Catherine's School

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

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,
BN2 0AF,
East Sussex

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, SEMH, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD

Read more about St John's School & College

St Joseph's Specialist School & College

Amlets Lane,
Cranleigh,
GU6 7DH,
Surrey

www.st-josephscranleigh.surrey.sch.uk

ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, MLD, SCLD, SEMH, SLD, SpeechLD

Read more about St Joseph's Specialist School & College

St Mary's School & 6th Form College

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

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,
KT20 5RU,
Surrey

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,
GU34 4GL,
Hampshire

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,
TN13 1SR,
Kent

www.westheathschool.com

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

Read more about West Heath School

Appleford School

Shrewton,
Salisbury,
SP3 4HL,
Wiltshire

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

Aurora Redehall School

Redehall Rd,
Smallfield,
Horley,
RH6 9QA,
Surrey

ASD, ASP, AUT, SCD

Beech Lodge School

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

ADHD, BESD, DYSL, SEMH

Blue Skies School

126 Maidstone Road,
Chatham,
ME4 6DQ,
Kent

ASD, ASP, AUT

Brantridge School

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

ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, EBD, LD

Brewood School

86 London Road,
Deal,
CT14 9TR,
Kent

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,
BR6 7PH,
Kent

EBD, SPLD

Caldecott Foundation School

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

EBD

Chiltern Tutorial School

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

DYSL, DYSP

Clay Hill School

Clay Hill,
Lyndhurst,
SO43 7DE,
Hampshire

ASD, LD

Cornfield School

53 Hanworth Road,
Redhill,
RH1 5HS,
Surrey

EBD

Coxlease Abbeymead

Palace Lane,
Beaulieu,
SO42 7YG,
Hampshire

EBD

Coxlease School

Clay Hill,
Lyndhurst,
SO43 7DE,
Hampshire

BESD, LD

Cressex Lodge (SWAAY)

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

BESD

Dorton College of Further Education

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

VIS

Eagle House School (Mitcham)

224 London Road,
Mitcham,
CR4 3HD,
Surrey

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, SCD, SLD

Eagle House School (Sutton)

95 Brighton Road,
Sutton,
SM2 5SJ,
Surrey

AUT

Esland School

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

BESD

Farney Close School

Bolney Court,
Bolney,
RH17 5RD,
West Sussex

ADHD, ASP, DYSL, EBD, MLD, SpeechLD

Frewen College

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

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD, SpeechLD

Grafham Grange School

Nr Bramley,
Guildford,
GU5 0LH,
Surrey

ADHD, ASD, BESD, EBD, SpeechLD

Grateley House School

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

ASD, ASP

Great Oaks Small School

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

SPLD

Greenfields School

Tenterden Road,
Biddenden,
TN27 8BS,
Kent

EBD

Hamilton Lodge School

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

Deaf, Hlmp

Headstart School

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

ASD, BESD, SEMH, SpeechLD

Heath Farm School

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

ASD, EBD, SEMH

Heathermount, The Learning Centre

Devenish Road,
Ascot,
SL5 9PG,
Berkshire

ASD, ASP, AUT

High Close School

Wiltshire Road,
Wokingham,
RG40 1TT,
Berkshire

ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD, EBD, MLD

Hill House School

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

ASD, AUT, SCD, SCLD, SLD

Hope View School

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

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, BESD

Ingfield Manor School

Five Oaks,
Billingshurst,
RH14 9AX,
West Sussex

CP

ISP Sittingbourne School

Church Street,
Sittingbourne,
ME10 3EG,
Kent

BESD, SCD, SEMH

Jigsaw CABAS® School

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

ASD, AUT

Learning Opportunities Centre

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

EBD

Little Acorns School

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

EBD

Meadows School and Meadows 16+

London Road,
Southborough,
TN4 0RJ,
Kent

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

Minstead Training Project

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

GLD, LD, MLD

Moon Hall College

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

DYSL, LD, SPLD

Moon Hall School

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

DYSL, SPLD

Muntham House School Ltd

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

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

Northease Manor School

Rodmell,
Lewes,
BN7 3EY,
East Sussex

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

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

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

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, SEMH, SLD, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Owlswick School

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

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

Papillon House School

Pebble Close,
Tadworth,
KT20 7PA,
Surrey

ASD, AUT

Ripplevale School

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

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,
BN3 4GH,
East Sussex

ASD, ASP

Sheiling College

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

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

Sheiling School

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

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

Slindon College

Slindon House,
Slindon,
Arundel,
BN18 0RH,
West Sussex

ADHD, ASD, AUT, DYSL, DYSP

Small Haven School

146 Newington Road,
Ramsgate,
CT12 6PT,
Kent

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,
SO41 5QB,
Hampshire

ASD, ASP

Springboard Education Junior

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

ADHD, BESD

Springboard Education Senior

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

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

St Dominic's School

Hambledon,
Godalming,
GU8 4DX,
Surrey

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

St Edward's School

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

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

St Piers School and College

St Piers Lane,
Lingfield,
RH7 6PW,
Surrey

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,
RH19 4HP,
East Sussex

AUT

Stepping Stones School

Tower Road,
Hindhead,
GU26 6SU,
Surrey

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, PhysD, SpeechLD

Sussex Dyslexia College

Basement, Brighthelm Centre,
North Rd,
Brighton,
BN1 1YD,
East Sussex

DYSL

Tadley Court School

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

ASD, ASP, AUT

The Davenport School

Foxborough Hill,
Eastry,
Sandwich,
CT13 0NY,
Kent

EBD

The Knowl Hill School

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

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

The Lighthouse School

24 Clarendon Road,
Margate,
CT9 2QL,
Kent

BESD, SEMH

The Lioncare School

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

ADHD, ASD, BESD, EBD, MLD, SLD

The Loddon School

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

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

The Mount Camphill Community

Faircrouch Lane,
Wadhurst,
TN5 6PT,
East Sussex

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,
CT11 9PG,
Kent

EBD

The Quest School

The Hop Farm,
Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood,
Tonbridge,
TN12 6PY,
Kent

AUT, EBD

The Serendipity School

399 Hinkler Road,
Southampton,
SO19 6DS,
Hampshire

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Trinity School & College

10-13 New Road,
Rochester,
ME1 1BG,
Kent

ASD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, DYSP

Unity College

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

BESD, MLD, SEMH

Unsted Park School and Sixth Form

Munstead Heath Road,
Godalming,
GU7 1UW,
Surrey

ASD, ASP, AUT