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Our latest placement availability for September 2019

Updated: Friday 16th August 2019

Priory Education and Children’s Services has specialist schools and colleges across the UK for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

We support young people aged 5 to 25 years with a range of needs, including autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, and other associated disabilities and difficulties.

The current placement availability listings for the new academic year are regularly updated. Please be aware that due to high demand, the vacancies below can change very quickly.

Contact us today

For further information on our schools and colleges, or to make a referral, click here to complete our short enquiry form. Alternatively, please call our dedicated enquiries team today on 0808 159 6426.

Central England availability

Service Name Specialisms Gender Age Placement Type Current
Availability
Eastwood Grange School, Ashover,
Derbyshire
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Complex needs
Mixed 5 - 18  Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
5 primary school vacancies,
5 secondary school vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Rugeley School,
Blithbury,
Staffordshire
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Behaviours that challenge
Mild to severe learning disabilities (MLD/SLD)
Mixed 5 - 19  Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential,
Short break service
3 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies,
4 residential vacancies
Queenswood School,
Ledbury,
Herefordshire
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Learning disabilities
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
Speech and language difficulties (SpLd)
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
Mixed   11 - 19 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
5 secondary school vacancies,
5 residential vacancies,
5 post-16 vacancies
Strathmore College,
Trentham Lakes South,
Stoke-on-Trent
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Mild to severe learning disabilities (MLD/SLD)
Speech and language difficulties (SpLd)
Mental health needs
Physical difficulties and/or disabilities
Mixed   16 - 25 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
5 day vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Sketchley School,
Burbage,
Leicestershire
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed 8 - 18 Day 4 day vacancies

East of England availability 

Service Name Specialisms Gender Age Placement Type Current
Availability
Sheridan School,
Thetford,
Norfolk
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Emotional behavioural Disorder (EBD)
Complex needs
Mixed 8-18 Day No vacancies
Kingsbrook School,
Southburgh,
Norfolk
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Complex needs
Mixed 11 - 18 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
3 residential vacancies
Kingsmere School,
Ely,
Cambridgeshire
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Complex needs
Boys 11 - 16 Day 1 day vacancy

North of England availability

Service Name Specialisms  Gender   Age  Placement Type Current  Availability 
Arden College,
Southport,
Merseyside
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Learning disabilities
Mixed 16 - 25 38, weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
5 day vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Hurworth House School,
Hurworth-on-Tees,
Darlington
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed 5 -  19 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy
Oliver House School,
Chorley,
Lancashire
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Severe learning disabilities (SLD)
Mixed 6 -  19 Day,
38 week residential,
52 week residential Respite
No vacancies
Progress School,
Preston,
Lancashire
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Severe learning disabilities (SLD)
Mixed   6 -   19 Day,
38 week residential,
52 week residential
No vacancies
Rossendale School,
Bury,
Lancashire
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated complex needs
Mixed    6 -   19 Day,
38 week residential
1 secondary school vacancy
Troup House School,
Banff,
Aberdeenshire
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Mixed   8 - 18  Day,
38 week residential,
52 week residential
 
1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy,
2 residential vacancies
Aspire Scotland,
Kilbirnie,
North Ayrshire
Asperger syndrome
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Associated complex needs 
Mixed  8 - 18   38 week residential,
52 week residential
3 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies,
3 residential vacancies

South of England availability

Service Name Specialisms  Gender   Age  Placement Type Current  Availability 
Clay Hill School,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire
Learning difficulties and associated complex needs Mixed 5 - 19 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
2 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Coxlease School,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Asperger syndrome
Associated complex needs
Mixed 5 -   19 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
2 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies,
5 residential vacancies
Tor View School,
Tavistock,
Devon
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed 7 -   18 Day 3 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies
Quay View School,
Yelverton,
Devon
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed 7 -   19 Day 2 primary school vacancies,
1 secondary school vacancies
Sedgemoor Manor School (Formally Mark College),
Highbridge,
Somerset
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mixed  7 - 19 Day 2 day vacancies
Newbury Manor School,
Frome,
Somerset
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed  7 -  19 Day,
38 week residential
1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy
North Hill House School,
Frome,
Somerset
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mixed 6 -   19 Day,
38 week residential
1 primary school vacancy,
3 secondary school vacancies
Farleigh Further Education College,
Frome, 
Somerset
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mental health needs
Mixed 16 -  25 Day,
38 week residential

3 day vacancies
The Priory Lodge School,
Roehampton,
London
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed 9 -  19 Day 5 vacancies for pupils aged 10-16 years
Unsted Park School and Sixth Form,
Godalming,
Surrey
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed  7 -  19 Day,
38 week residential
5 primary school vacancies,
5 secondary school vacancies
Tadley Court School,
Tadley,
Hampshire
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Mild to severe learning disabilities (MLD/SLD)
Behaviours that challenge
Mixed 5 -  19  Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
2 primary school vacancies,
2 secondary school vacancies,
2 post-16 vacancies

Wales availability 

Service Name Specialisms  Gender   Age  Placement Type Current  Availability 
Priory College North Wales,
Wrexham,
Wales
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Learning disabilities
Associated disorders
Mixed 16 - 25 Day 3 day vacancies
Priory College South Wales,
Pontypool,
Wales
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Learning disabilities
Associated disorders
Mixed 16 - 25 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
4 day vacancies
Talocher School,
Monmouth,
Monmouthshire
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Learning disabilities
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
Speech and language difficulties (SpLd)
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
Mixed 7 - 19 Day,
38 week residential,
52 week residential
3 primary school vacancies,
3 secondary school vacancies,
5 residential vacancies,
2 post-16 vacancies

Contact us today

For further information on our schools and colleges, or to make a referral, click here to complete our short enquiry form. Alternatively, please call our dedicated enquiries team today on the relevant number below.

For schools and colleges in the North of England, East of England and Scotland: 0808 159 6426
For schools and colleges in Central England and Wales: 0808 163 8157
For schools and colleges in the South of England: 0808 256 9429