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Barnardo’s Residential Schools

Barnardo’s operates three special needs schools for vulnerable young people:

  • Spring Hill School in Yorkshire provides quality special education and care for children and young people who have a wide range of learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.
  • Meadows School in Kent provides education and care for young people who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • High Close School in Berkshire caters for pupils with a range of special educational needs arising from complex social, emotional, behavioural and other difficulties.

We pride ourselves on providing quality special education and care for our children and young people.  Within our schools there is a range of skills and expertise to meet the special needs of each child.

We offer a broad curriculum that is tailored to individual needs to help our pupils achieve their full potential.  We also provide therapy within the school settings and work closely with our local Child and Adolescent Mental Heath (CAMHS) Teams.

For full details about each school and its specific provision, please see the individual school’s website: Spring Hill, Meadows or High Close.

Examples of education services