Specialist Educational Provision

Children using ipads

For the latest Coronavirus updates and information including advice and support for residents and businesses visit www.stockton.gov.uk/coronavirus

To find out how to get a Coronavirus test visit www.stockton.gov.uk/testing

Special schools and nurseries

Abbey Hill Academy
Catering for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years, with profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autism.

Ash Trees Academy
Catering for children aged 4 to 11 years, with profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autism.

Early Support Nursery
The Early Support Nursery is for children with complex and/or multiple special educational needs. Children can attend from aged two, if places are available. The nursery is registered with Ofsted and follows the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Contact the Early Support Nursery on 01642 527815 to request further information.

King Edwin Specialist Education Setting
We’ve established a joint venture partnership with a company called Spark of Genius to deliver care and education to children with complex needs. The partnership is named Spark of Genius North East, it has already converted the former King Edwin School in Norton which has been developed into a specialist educational facility and is in the process of acquiring up to four properties to be converted into children’s homes. 

Stockton 6th Form
A time limited educational placement for young people aged 11-19 years, who are experiencing significant psychological and emotional difficulties which results in problems attending school.

Westlands Academy
For children aged 4 to 16 years, with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.


Enhanced Mainstream Provision 

Some children may require a place in a mainstream school with additional support relating to their special need.

View the Enhanced Mainstream Schools factsheet for September 2018.


Contact the SEN and Engagement Service

Telephone: 01642 527145 

Address:  Stockton Borough Council, 4th Floor, Queensway House, West Precinct, Billingham, TS23 2YQ

Email: [email protected]

Can't find it

Can't find what you're looking for? Let us know and we'll do our best to point you in the right direction