St Johnís School and College

Special needs catered for

St. Johnís specialises in autism and autistic spectrum conditions, but more generally in a wide range of complex learning disabilities and emotional, behavioural and social difficulties.

Specialist facilities

We have an array of highly stimulating learning environments and specialist facilities. These include sensory environments, a performing arts theatre, music studios, a fully functioning cafť (for work based learning) and a social enterprise printing shop.

Support services provided

We have a dedicated in-house medical therapy service providing nursing, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, counselling and specialist behaviour management.

We also have a transitions team who support our learners throughout their journey at St. Johnís and beyond, providing personalised transition plans and helping learners achieve their goals and aspirations in future life.

General environment

Our school service, situated in the coastal town of Seaford, provides a nurturing and peaceful environment suitable for our younger learners.

Our college service, situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Brighton, provides a stimulating and vibrant environment, promoting and empowering independence.

Aims and philosophy

More than anything else, St. Johnís is about transforming lives Ė making a real and practical difference to the young people who access our services and embracing the unique diversity they present. Our core mission is to enable them to achieve their goals and aspirations; to reach out and achieve the possible; to live their lives to the full; to feel valued and respected and with self-worth.

Staff qualification and selection

St. Johnís is committed to excellence in its provision of education, care and therapy and our dedicated and qualified team of staff reflect this commitment.

Address

St Johnís School and College
Walpole Road, Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN2 0AF

Telephone

01273 244000

Fax

01273 602243

Email

admissions@st-johns.co.uk

Website

www.st-johns.co.uk

Established

1956

Teaching staff

88

Headteacher

Mark Hughes

Residential care staff

82

Special needs support staff

26

DFEE Registered number

846/7002

Length of school year

38 weeks (we also provide 52 week residential placements)

Age range

7-25

Number on roll

84

Type of school

Non-maintained special school and specialist college

Fees

On application

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