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Alderwasley Hall School & Sixth Form - School for children and young people with Asperger's and Social & Communication Difficulties

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form Centre is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 5 to 19 years with Specific Language Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders, all of whom experience complex speech, language and communication needs. We also have expertise in working with children and young people with Acquired Brain Injury.

The aim of all aspects of the curriculum is to prepare students for adult life by fulfilling their social and academic potential. Young people are supported to develop and achieve  academic  and  vocational plans, develop independent living skills  and a clear sense of identity enabling them to contribute to society in adult life.

The individual needs of students, as set out in their  are met through Therapy  and educational programmes, underpinned by high quality care.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Caroline Parker
Contact Position
Group Referrals Manager
01332 378840

Where to go

Alderwasley Hall School
DE56 2SR

Other Details


Referral Details

If you are interested in your child having a place at the school. Please contact:

Caroline Parker

Group Referrals Manager

Tel: 01332 378 840


We will carry out a multi-disciplinary assessment to confirm that we can meet your child’s needs, determining the education, health and care packages required. Assessments usually take between one and four days. We will plan your child’s  transition with you and relevant professionals to ensure this is as smooth as possible.

Other notes

Due to the specialist nature of the school we accept referrals for children and young people from across the UK and overseas.

Placements can commence throughout the school year.


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