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Our placement availability for September 2020

Updated: Friday 18th September 2020

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 an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, and other associated disabilities and difficulties.

The below placement availability listings for the new academic year, starting September 2020, 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
An autistic spectrum disorder (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
1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy,
1 post-16 vacancy
Priory Telford School, Telford,
Shropshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Complex needs
Mixed 11 - 18  Day 4 secondary school vacancies
Rugeley School,
Blithbury,
Staffordshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Behaviours that challenge
Mild to severe learning difficulties (MLD/SLD)
Mixed 5 - 19  Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential,
Short break service
1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy
Queenswood School,
Ledbury,
Herefordshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (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
3 secondary school vacancies,
5 residential vacancies,
5 post-16 vacancies
Strathmore College,
Trentham Lakes South,
Stoke-on-Trent
An autistic spectrum disorder (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
2 day vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Sketchley School,
Burbage,
Leicestershire
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) Mixed 8 - 18 Day 1 primary school vacancy,
1 secondary school vacancy,
2 post-16 vacancies

East of England availability 

Service Name Specialisms Gender Age Placement Type Current
Availability
Sheridan School,
Thetford,
Norfolk
An autistic spectrum disorder (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
2 residential vacancies

North of England availability

Service Name Specialisms  Gender   Age  Placement Type Current  Availability 
Arden College,
Southport,
Merseyside
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Learning disabilities
Mixed 16 - 25 Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
3 day vacancies,
3 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
4 primary school vacancies,
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
No vacancies
Progress School,
Preston,
Lancashire
An 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
5 primary school vacancies,
5 secondary school vacancies
Troup House School,
Banff,
Aberdeenshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
Behaviours that challenge
Mixed   8 - 18  Day,
38 week residential,
52 week residential
 
2 primary school vacancies,
2 secondary school vacancies,
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
5 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
3 primary school vacancies,
2 secondary school vacancies,
3 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 day vacancies,
3 residential vacancies
Tor View School,
Tavistock,
Devon
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed 7 -   18 Day,
52 weeks residential
5 primary school vacancies,
5 secondary school vacancies,
3 post-16 vacancies
Quay View School,
Yelverton,
Devon
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed 7 -   19 Day 1 day vacancy
Sedgemoor Manor School,
Highbridge,
Somerset
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mixed  7 - 19 Day 2 day vacancies
Newbury Manor School,
Frome,
Somerset
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Learning disabilities
Complex needs
Pathological demand avoidance (PDA)
Mixed  7 -  19 Day,
38 week residential
1 day vacancy,
1 residential vacancy
North Hill House School,
Frome,
Somerset
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mixed 6 -   19 Day,
38 week residential
5 primary school vacancies,
5 secondary school vacancies,
5 residential vacancies
Farleigh Further Education College,
Frome, 
Somerset
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Complex needs
Mental health needs
Mixed 16 -  25 Day,
38 week residential

5 day vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
The Priory Lodge School,
Roehampton,
London
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed 9 -  19 Day 2 primary school vacancies,
1 secondary school vacancy,
1 post-16 vacancy
Unsted Park School and Sixth Form,
Godalming,
Surrey
High functioning autism
Asperger syndrome
Associated disorders
Mixed  7 -  19 Day,
38 week residential
3 residential vacancies
Tadley Court School,
Tadley,
Hampshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Mild to severe learning disabilities (MLD/SLD)
Behaviours that challenge
Mixed 5 -  19  Day,
38 weeks residential,
52 weeks residential
3 residential 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 5 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
5 day vacancies,
2 residential vacancies
Talocher School,
Monmouth,
Monmouthshire
An autistic spectrum disorder (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,
3 residential vacancies,
3 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 0808 159 6426.