Schools for Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)

There are a number of schools and colleges in the UK offering specialist care and education for children and adults who experience Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). A selection of these is listed below.

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Address

Alderwasley Hall School
Alderwasley,
Belper,
Derbyshire,
DE56 2SR

Telephone

01629 822586

Fax

01629 826661

Email

alderwasley.info@senadgroup.com

Website

www.senadgroup.com

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
ADHD
Epilepsy
Touretteís Syndrome
Rett syndrome
Complex health needs

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Address

Aran Hall School
Rhydymain,
Nr Dolgellau,
Gwynedd,
LL40 2AR

Telephone

01341 450641

Fax

Email

aran.info@senadgroup.com

Website

www.aranhall.com

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties

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Address

Aurora Hyde Lodge
Westbury Park,
Bristol,
Bristol,
BS6 7JE

Telephone

01179 469 703

Fax

Email

info.stchris@the-aurora-group.com†

Website

www.the-aurora-group.com/hyde-lodge

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
Epilepsy
Complex health needs
Artificially-ventilated breathing and/or tracheostomy

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Address

Aurora Meldreth Manor School
Fenny Lane,
Cambridgeshire,
SG8 6LG

Telephone

01763 268 000

Fax

Email

meldreth.manor@the-aurora-group.com

Website

www.the-aurora-group.com/meldrethmanor

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
Epilepsy
Complex health needs

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Address

Aurora Orchard Manor
Fenny Lane,
Meldreth,
Cambridgeshire,
SG8 6LG

Telephone

01763 268000

Fax

Email

orchard.manor@the-aurora-group.com†

Website

www.the-aurora-group.com/orchardmanor

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
Epilepsy
Complex health needs
Artificially-ventilated breathing and/or tracheostomy

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Address

Aurora St Christopher's School
Westbury Park,
Bristol,
Bristol,
BS6 7JE

Telephone

0117 973 6875

Fax

Email

info.stchris@the-aurora-group.com†

Website

www.the-aurora-group.com/stchris

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
Visually Impaired
Hearing Impaired
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X
Cerebral Palsy
Epilepsy
Complex health needs
Artificially-ventilated breathing and/or tracheostomy

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Address

Bladon House School
Newton Solney,
Burton-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
DE15 0TA

Telephone

01283 563787

Fax

Email

Bladon.info@senadgroup.com

Website

www.bladonhouse.com

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Secondary (9-16)

School types

Full board
Daily

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties

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Address

Bradstow School
34 Dumpton Park Drive,
Broadstairs,
Kent,
CT10 1BY

Telephone

01843 862123

Fax

01843 866648

Email

Website

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties

Address

Broomfield South SILC
Broom Place,
Leeds,
LS10 3JP

Telephone

0113 2771603

Fax

0113 2771622

Email

Website

www.broomfieldschool.org.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Specialities

(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Address

Cambian Lufton College
Lufton,
Nr. Yeovil,
Somerset,
BA22 8ST

Telephone

0800 288 9779

Fax

Email

education@cambiangroup.com

Website

www.cambiangroup.com

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Daily

Specialities

Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties

Address

Cambian Pengwern College
Sarn Lane,
Rhuddlan,
Denbighshire,
LL18 5UH

Telephone

0800 288 9779

Fax

Email

education@cambiangroup.com

Website

www.cambiangroup.com

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board

Specialities

(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties

Address

Clay Hill School

Telephone

Fax

Email

Website

Age ranges

Secondary (9-16)

School types

Full board
Weekly

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Complex health needs

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Address

Coleg Elidyr
Rhandirmwyn,
Llandovery,
Carmarthenshire,
SA20 0NL

Telephone

01550 760400

Fax

01550 760331

Email

Website

Age ranges

Further (16+)

School types

Full board

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Behavioural / Emotional / Social Difficulties and Disorders
Neurological Disfunction and Disorder / Brain Injury
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Down's Syndrome / Williams Syndrome / Fragile X

Address

Craig-y-Parc School
Pentyrch,
Cardiff,
CF15 9NB

Telephone

029 20890397

Fax

029 20891404

Email

cyp@scope.org.uk

Website

www.scope.org.uk/support/services/education/craig-y-parc-school

www.scope.org.uk/support/services/education/craig-y-parc-school

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Flexible board
Weekly
Daily

Specialities

(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Address

Daldorch House School - Part of The National Autistic Societyís education services
Sorn Road,
Catrine,
East Ayrshire,
KA5 6NA

Telephone

01290 551666

Fax

01290 553399

Email

daldorch@nas.org.uk

Website

www.daldorchhouseschool.org.uk

Age ranges

Primary (2-9)
Secondary (9-16)
Further (16+)

School types

Full board
Full board
Flexible board
Fortnightly
Weekly
Daily
Daily
Respite

Specialities

Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Autism / Aspergerís Syndrome
Speech / Language / Communication Difficulties
(SpLD) Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)
Dyspraxia
(SLD) Severe Learning Difficulties
(MLD) Moderate Learning Difficulties
(PMLD)Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
ADHD

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