Bredon School

Bredon School is a dyslexia friendly independent boarding and day school for children aged 7 to 18 years old, situated in the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside.

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Special needs schools in the West of England

Are you looking for a special needs school in Central & West areas of England, or trying to find more information about special schools in this region?

Search here for independent special needs schools in Bath & North-East Somerset, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Oxfordshire, West Berkshire and Wiltshire. Find and compare schools nearest to you and those with particular specialisms.

You will find all special schools in this region 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.



Bredon School

Pull Court,
Bushley,
Tewkesbury,
GL20 6AH,
Gloucestershire

www.bredonschool.org

DYSL, DYSP

Read more about Bredon School

Fairfield Farm College

43 High Street,
Dilton Marsh,
BA13 4DL,
Wiltshire

www.ffc.ac.uk

LD, MLD

Read more about Fairfield Farm College

Prior's Court School

Hermitage,
Thatcham,
RG18 9NU,
West Berkshire

www.priorscourt.org.uk

ASD, AUT, CLD, EPI, MLD, SCLD

Read more about Prior's Court School

The Pace Centre

Coventon Road,
Aylesbury,
HP19 9JL,
Buckinghamshire

www.thepacecentre.org

CLD, CP, DYSP, Hlmp, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, PNI, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD, VIS

Read more about The Pace Centre

Aurora Hedgeway School

Rookery Lane,
Pilning,
Bristol,
BS35 4JN

ASD, ASP, AUT, LD, SCD

Aurora St Christopher's School

Westbury Park,
Bristol,
BS6 7JE

ASD, AUT, CLD, CP, EPI, PhysD, PartH, PMLD, SCLD, SLD, SpeechLD

Belgrave School

10 Upper Belgrave Road,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 2XH

AttDD, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, SPLI, SpeechLD

Benjamin College

4 Wren Path,
Fairford Leys,
Aylesbury,
HP19 7AR,
Buckinghamshire

BESD

Bristol Dyslexia Centre

10 Upper Belgrave Road,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 2XH

DYSL, DYSP, SLD

Bruern Abbey School

Chesterton,
Bicester,
OX26 1UY,
Oxfordshire

DYSL, DYSP

Calder House School

Thickwood Lane,
Colerne,
SN14 8BN,
Wiltshire

DEL, DYSL, DYSP, SPLI, SPLD, SpeechLD

Cambian Bletchley Park School

Whaddon Way,
Bletchley,
Milton Keynes,
MK3 7EB,
Buckinghamshire

ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, EBD, SCD

Chilworth House School

Thame Road,
Wheatley,
Oxford,
OX33 1JP,
Oxfordshire

ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, EBD, MLD, SCD, SEMH, SLD

Chilworth House Upper School

Grooms Farm,
Thame Road,
Wheatley,
OX33 1JP,
Oxfordshire

AttDD, ADHD, ASD, ASP, AUT, BESD, DEL, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MLD, PartH, SCD, SCLD, SEMH, SPLD, SpeechLD

Cotswold Chine School

Box,
Stroud,
GL6 9AG,
Gloucestershire

AttDD, ADHD, ASP, AUT, DYSL, DYSP, EBD, EPI, MLD, SpeechLD

Hillcrest New Barn School

The Long Barn,
Welford,
Newbury,
RG20 8HZ,
West Berkshire

AttDD, ADHD, BESD, EBD, SCD, SEMH

Hillcrest Park School

Southcombe,
Chipping Norton,
Oxford,
OX7 5QH,
Oxfordshire

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

LVS Oxford

Spring Hill Road,
Begbroke,
OX5 1RX,
Oxfordshire

ASD, ASP, AUT

MacIntyre School

Leighton Road,
Wingrave,
HP22 4PA,
Buckinghamshire

ASD, SCD, SLD

Mary Hare Primary School

Mill Hall, Pigeons Farm Road,
Thatcham,
Newbury,
RG19 8XA,
West Berkshire

Deaf, Hlmp, SPLI, SpeechLD

Mary Hare Secondary School

Arlington Manor,
Snelsmore Common,
Newbury,
RG14 3BQ,
West Berkshire

Deaf, Hlmp

Mulberry Bush School

Abingdon Road,
Standlake,
Witney,
OX29 7RW,
Oxfordshire

EBD

National Star College

Ullenwood Manor Road,
Ullenwood,
Cheltenham,
GL53 9QU,
Gloucestershire

ASD, ASP, AUT, CLD, CP, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PMLD, PNI, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SPLD, SpeechLD, VIS

On Track Education Centre, Westbury

Broadway House,
Headquarters Road,
Westbury,
BA13 4JX,
Wiltshire

ASD, MLD, SCLD, SEMH, SPLD

Ruskin Mill College

The Fisheries,
Horsley,
GL6 0PL,
Gloucestershire

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

Sheiling School, Thornbury

Thornbury Park,
Thornbury,
Bristol,
BS35 1HP

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

St Rose's School

Stratford Lawn,
Stroud,
GL5 4AP,
Gloucestershire

CLD, CP, Deaf, DEL, DYSL, DYSP, EPI, GLD, Hlmp, LD, MLD, MSI, PhysD, Physlmp, PartH, PMLD, PNI, SCD, SCLD, SLD, SPLI, SpeechLD, VIS

Swalcliffe Park School

Swalcliffe,
Banbury,
OX15 5EP,
Oxfordshire

ADHD, ASD, BESD, DYSL, DYSP, MLD, SpeechLD

The Peak Academy

Drake Lane,
Dursley,
GL11 5HD,
Gloucestershire

SEMH

The Spires

School Lane,
Salisbury,
SP1 3YA,
Wiltshire

ASD, BESD, MLD

The Unicorn School

20 Marcham Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 1AA,
Oxfordshire

DYSL, DYSP

Tumblewood Community School

The Laurels,
4 Hawkeridge Road, Heywood,
Westbury,
BA13 4LF,
Wiltshire

ADHD, DYSL, DYSP, LD

William Morris College

Eastington,
Stonehouse,
GL10 3SH,
Gloucestershire

ASP, AUT, DYSP, EBD, EPI, MLD