“Kestrel House School staff are caring and dedicated”

“The school has been a good investment in developing the learners”

“Happy with the care and love the school provide for my child, thank you for everything”

“We are always informed what has been happening throughout the day/week and kept up to date with all planned activities and celebrations”


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

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The school offers each young person a bespoke curriculum tailored to their individual needs.

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An on-site team of professional therapists, with specialist knowledge, training and experience in a range of psychological therapies.

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Kestrel House School

The calm, friendly & happy atmosphere of Kestrel House School is maintained through a holistic and therapeutic approach to each one of it pupils, 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 pupils daily. The school is well resourced and has a dedicated team of patient, kind and understanding staff to help pupils, using established techniques and innovative activities. Pupils 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.