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Choosing St Piers

grow, nurture, thrive

St Piers is an innovative and creative environment for children and young people with epilepsy, autism, severe learning difficulties, speech, language and communication needs, and sensory and/or physical needs. 

We work with young people to create personalised learning programmes appropriate to their individual needs and abilities.

Our aim is to help them to fulfil realistic aspirations, achieve their goals, and develop meaningful and relevant skills for everyday life in society

St Piers School is a non-maintained residential special school covering primary, secondary, and sixth form for pupils aged five to 19. 

St Piers College is an independent specialist college for residential and day students aged 19–25.

To find out more about all the ways in which we support special educational needs and disabilities at St Piers, and the applications and admissions process, click on the links below.

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Guiding principles

Our purpose is to create an environment of growth, where young people can thrive and become a valued part of their community.

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We offer places for students with epilepsy, autism, severe learning difficulties, communication needs, and sensory and/or physical needs. 

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Journey of discovery

A nurturing journey of discovery in which students grow as individuals, find their independence and explore their capacity to live life to the full.

Residential care

We offer residential boarding options, both weekly and termly, single rooms in spacious, well-equipped houses.


Our fantastic range of facilities that nurture physical, emotional and mental health, personal development and essential life skills.

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Applications and admissions

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