Acorn Education is the UK’s leading provider of specialist education for children and young people with a range of behavioural, emotional, social or learning needs.

Our specialist schools provide a therapeutic educational approach to meet the needs of each individual.  Find your nearest school below, or contact us to find out more. 

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Belmont Primary School

Our dedicated staff provide outstanding education for pupils between the ages of 5 and 11 who have very complex social, emotional and mental health needs.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (5 – 11) Type Co-educational, Day Location Lancashire
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Belmont Secondary

Our dedicated staff provide outstanding education for pupils between the ages of 11 and 18 who have very complex social, emotional and mental health needs.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Secondary (11 – 18) Type Co-educational, Day Location Lancashire
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Bramfield House School

Bramfield House School gives pupils extraordinary educational opportunities through its innovative, successful teaching approach.

Category SEMH Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 16)
Type Boys, Day, Residential Location Suffolk
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Bricklehurst Manor School – COMING SOON

COMING SOON! A brand-new specialist school in Wadhurst supporting young people aged 11-16 with a range of complex needs.

Category SEMH Age Secondary (11-16)
Type Co-educational, Day Location East Sussex
Buzz Learning

Buzz Learning, the small friendly school and college, specialises in preparing children and young people aged 11 – 24 for adult life.

Category Co-educational, Day Age 11 – 24 Type ASD, LD Location Ashington, Northumberland
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Crookhey Hall School

Crookhey Hall School offers an outstanding environment for pupils to overcome any existing educational boundaries and to re-engage with learning.

Category SEMH, ASD Age (10 – 17) Type Co-educational, Residential Location Lancashire
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Dibden Park School

Dibden Park School is a brand new specialist SEMH school in Southampton.

Category SEMH Age 8 – 16 Type Co-educational, Day Location Southampton
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Glebedale School

Glebedale School is an independent school for boys and girls with social, emotional and mental health and other complex learning needs.

Category SEMH Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 19)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Stoke on Trent
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Greater Horseshoe School

The Greater Horseshoe School is an independent special school for children aged 8 to 18 years old. The school is situated in a peaceful woodland setting near Newton Abbot in Devon.

Category SEMH, LD/Complex Age Primary (8 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Devon
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Groveside School – COMING SOON

Coming Soon! Groveside School is a brand-new independent specialist school in Reading for young people aged 7-16 with a range of complex needs.

Category SEMH Age 7 – 16 Type Co-educational, Day Location Reading
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Heath Farm College

Heath Farm School provides a small, professional environment for 16 – 19 year old’s to learn and develop skills for life.

Category SEMH, ASD Age College (16 – 19)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Kent
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Heath Farm School

Heath Farm School offers a stimulating environment where every pupil is able to make outstanding progress in their personal and educational development.

Category ASD, SEMH Age Primary (5 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Kent
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Jubilee School

Jubilee School commits to providing a motivating environment where everyone enjoys their learning experiences and is encouraged to achieve.

Category SEMH Age Primary (8 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 16)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Hampshire
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Lamledge School

Formerly known as Hillcrest Shifnal, Lamledge School works with students aged 5-19 with social, emotional and mental health needs, as well as other learning needs.

Category SEMH Age Primary (5 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 19)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Shropshire
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Longdon Hall School

Longdon Hall embraces a raft of initiatives with personalised targets to ensure every child can make progress appropriate to their specific needs.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Staffordshire
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Manor House School

Manor House School is an independent school that caters for boys and girls with social, emotional and mental health needs.

Category SEMH Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location West Sussex
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Meadowcroft School

We have an amazing team that prides itself on its relentless determination to help every child achieve their potential.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (5 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 19)
Type Co-educational, Day Location West Yorkshire
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Medway Green School

We cater for pupils with a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs in an environment designed to ensure they always feel safe and supported.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (5 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 14)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Kent
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New Barn School

New Barn School is a DfE registered independent school for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 years old with SEMH and complex needs.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (6 – 11)
Secondary (11-19)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Berkshire
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Norton College – Tewkesbury
Category SEMH Age 11-19 Type Day Location Tewkesbury, Midlands
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Norton College – Worcester
Category Secondary, Further Education Age 11-19 Type SEMH Location Worcester, West Midlands
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Oak Tree School

We are a specialist school catering for children and young people with a wide range of learning needs.

Category SEMH Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11-16)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Cornwall
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Park School

Park School is a DfE registered independent school for boys and girls aged 7 to 18 years old with SEMH.

Category SEMH Age Primary (7 – 11)
Secondary (11-18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Oxfordshire
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Parkside House School

At Parkside House School, we are registered to accommodate 35 pupils. We specialise in teaching pupils with emotional, social and behavioural needs, with other associated learning and cognitive difficulties.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Secondary (11-19) Type Co-educational Location Tyne & Wear
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Red Kite School – COMING SOON

COMING SOON! A brand-new specialist school in Aylesbury supporting young people aged 11-18 with a range of complex needs.

Category SEMH Age Secondary (11-18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Buckinghamshire
Red Moor School

Red Moor School provides full-time specialist co-education catering for young people with a wide range of learning needs.

Category SEMH Age Primary (5-11)
Secondary (11-18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Cornwall
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Reddish Hall

We are a specialist school catering for children with SEMH and associated conditions.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (8-11)
Secondary (11-17)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Greater Manchester
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Smallbrook School

Smallbrook School is a specialist school catering for pupils who have special educational needs, especially social, emotional and mental health needs.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Primary (5-11)
Secondary (11-16)
Type Co-educational Location Shrewsbury
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The Grange Therapeutic School

We offer residential care and day school places for boys and girls who have social, emotional and mental health needs or high functioning autism.

Category SEHM Age Primary (8 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 18)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Leicestershire
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The Holden School

The Holden School is a school designed specifically to support children with a wide range of social, emotional and mental health issues.

Category SEMH, ASD, LD/Complex Age Primary (5 – 11)
Secondary (11 – 16)
Type Co-educational, Day Location Lancashire
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Wenlock School

The Wenlock School offers an outstanding and therapeutic educational approach with a staff team dedicated and determined to support every individual.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Secondary (7 – 18) Type Co-educational, Day Location West Midlands
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Wessex Lodge School

We provide high quality, holistic care and learning to improve the lives of children and young people through a proven range of practitioner-led services.

Category SEMH Age Secondary (11 – 16) Type Co-educational, Day Location Somerset
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Westbourne

Our school is a unique provision that blends academic and vocational learning to provide the best possible outcomes for all children.

Category SEMH, ASD Age Secondary (11 – 18) Type Co-educational, Day Location Nottingham
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Wetheringsett Manor School

At Wetheringsett Manor School, we provide education to children aged between 11 and 18 who have a range of special educational needs.

Category SEMH Age Secondary (11 – 18) Type Co-educational, Day Location Suffolk
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Willow Park School

A brand-new specialist school in Milton Keynes for young people aged 9-16 with a range of complex needs.

Category SEMH Age 9 -16 Type Co-educational, Day Location Milton Keynes
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