Special Schools in Gateshead

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There are six special schools in Gateshead, each one specialising in various learning need areas.

School Learning need Age range
Eslington Primary School, Hazel Road, Gateshead NE8 2EP
eslingtonschool.uk/eslington/
Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH) Early Years, Key stages 1 and 2 (2-11 years)
Furrowfield School, Whitehill Drive, Gateshead, NE10 9RZ
furrowfieldschool.uk
Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH) Key Stages 3 and 4 (11-16 years)
Gibside School, Shipcote Ln, Gateshead NE8 4JA
www.gibsideschool.org/
General Learning Difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Disorder Key Stages 1 and 2 (5-11 years)

The Cedars Academy, Ivy Lane, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6QD
www.cedarstrust.org.uk/

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Physical Disabilities and/or Communication Difficulties Young people aged 3-19 years
Dryden School, Shotley Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5UR
drydenschool.co.uk/
Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties Key Stages 3 and 4 and post-16 (11-19 years)
Hill Top School, Wealcroft, Leam Lane Estate, Gateshead NE10 8LT
hilltopschool.org.uk/
Moderate Learning Difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Disorder Key Stages 3 and 4 (11-16 years)

Special schools receive £10,000 for each pupil placed in the school which is the equivalent of Element 1 and Element 2 funding. Special schools can then apply for further Element 3 funding for pupils who require more resources.

3825-JH-Ed Provision for Pupils Unable to Attend mainstream.pdf