RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

RNIB Pears Centre offers individually tailored education, care and therapies to children and young people with multiple difficulties and complex health needs.

Find out more


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.



Cruckton Hall

Cruckton,
Shrewsbury,
SY5 8PR,
Shropshire

www.cruckton.com

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

Read more about Cruckton Hall

Hillcrest Glebedale School

Grove Road,
Heron Cross,
Stoke-on-Trent,
ST4 3AY,
Staffordshire

www.hillcrestchildrensservices.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Read more about Hillcrest Glebedale School

Hillcrest Shifnal School

Lamledge Lane,
Shifnal,
TF11 8SD,
Shropshire

www.hillcrestchildrensservices.co.uk

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SEMH

Read more about Hillcrest Shifnal School

NAS Church Lawton School

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

www.churchlawtonschool.org.uk

ASD, AUT

Read more about NAS Church Lawton School

Options Higford

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

www.optionsautism.co.uk

ASD, AUT, CLD, LD, MLD, SCLD

Read more about Options Higford

Options Trent Acres

Alrewas Road,
Kings Bromley,
DE13 7HR,
Staffordshire

www.optionsautism.co.uk

ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, LD, MLD, SCLD

Read more about Options Trent Acres

Overley Hall School

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

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,
B17 9TG,
West Midlands

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,
CV7 9RA,
West Midlands

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,
ST8 7AB,
Staffordshire

www.caretoday.co.uk

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Read more about The Roaches Independent School

Access School

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

EBD, GLD, MLD

Aidenswood

48 Parson Street,
Congleton,
CW12 4ED,
Cheshire

EBD, MLD

Arc School Ansley

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

ADHD, ASD, SEMH

Arc School Napton

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

ADHD, ASD

Arc School Old Arley

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

BESD

Argent College

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

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

Aurora Hanley School

Cambrian Way, off Eaves Lane,
Bucknall,
ST2 8PQ,
Staffordshire

ASD, ASP, AUT, LD, SCD

Avon Park School

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

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, CLD, DYSP, LD, SCD, SEMH, SpeechLD

Bladon House School

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

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

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield Road,
Tipton,
DY4 9AH,
Staffordshire

EBD

Blue River Academy

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

BESD

Cambian Hereford School

Coningsby Road,
Leominster,
HR6 8LL,
Herefordshire

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Care UK Children's Services

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

EBD

Derwen College

Oswestry,
SY11 3JA,
Shropshire

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

Draycott Moor College

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

EBD, SCLD

Glasshouse College

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

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

Hereward College of Further Education

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

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

Longdon Hall School

Longdon Hall,
Rugeley,
WS15 4PT,
Staffordshire

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Maple Hayes Dyslexia School

Abnalls Lane,
Lichfield,
WS13 8BL,
Staffordshire

DYSL, DYSP, SPLD

National Institute for Conductive Education

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

CP, DYSP, PNI

New College Worcester

Whittington Road,
Worcester,
WR5 2JX,
Worcestershire

VIS

Our Place School

The Orchard,
Bransford,
WR6 5JE,
Worcestershire

ASD, MLD, PMLD, SLD

Priory Highfields

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

ASD

Queensway HLC

Hadley,
Telford,
TF1 6AJ,
Shropshire

EBD, SPLD

Queenswood School

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

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

Regent College

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

CLD, EPI, PhysD, SLD, SpeechLD

Rowden House School

Rowden,
Bromyard,
HR7 4LS,
Herefordshire

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

Rugeley School

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

ASD, ASP, AUT, MLD, SLD

Smallbrook School

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

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Strathmore College

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

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

Sunfield School

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

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

The Island Project School

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

ASD, AUT

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC)

Venns Lane,
Hereford,
HR1 1DT,
Herefordshire

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

Values Academy Birmingham

15 Key Hill, Hockley Hill,
Hockley,
Birmingham,
B18 5AQ,
West Midlands

BESD, EBD, SEMH

Wathen Grange School

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

EBD