The calm, friendly & happy atmosphere of Kestrel House School is maintained through a holistic and therapeutic approach to each one of it learners, via a knowledgeable team of specialists & experts in autism and associated conditions.

Each child’s personal development is enhanced through a meaningful, appropriate and individual approach to their specific needs, and with the support of an on-site team of multidisciplinary therapists who support the learners daily. 

The school is well resourced and has a dedicated team of patient, kind and understanding staff to help learners, using established techniques and innovative activities. Learners enjoy a wide range of interesting trips and fun activities in the wider community and their progress is transferred back into the classroom to ensure appropriate education targets are reached and celebrated. 

Kestrel House School maintains close support with each pupil’s wider family network to ensure that the impact of each child’s progress at school – in social skills, communication and education – can be replicated and enjoyed at home.

About Us

We are a small and friendly independent special school for learners aged 5-16 years who have Autism, additional learning difficulties and complex needs.

Our Vision

We create a nurturing environment where learning through exploration, thinking differently and engaging in a wealth of meaningful experiences, brings learning to life; and as a school, we begin to ‘Think and Learn Differently’.

Take a Tour

Our school has been designed to a high standard to house our classrooms and meet the needs of the learners.

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In Their Own Words…

Leaders and staff have high expectations for every pupil, and they ensure that pupils
achieve their best. Staff go the extra mile. They care about the pupils and are proud
of all their accomplishments.

Ofsted 2023

Kestrel House School staff are caring and dedicated


Because of the loving care our son receives, we can see a difference in him. He is making good progress. Thank you all.