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Welcome to Alderwasley Hall School

High Functioning Autism and Developmental Language Disorder

Day and 38 to 52 week residential Age: Mixed 5-20

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form are based in Derbyshire. We are close to the towns of Matlock, Belper and Wirksworth and the diverse cities of Derby and Sheffield.

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form is an independent school for day and residential students aged 5 to 20 years with Autism and Developmental Language Disorder. Placements are funded by local authorities and our students come from all over the UK. We offer a range of flexible placement options including day, weekly, term time and 52 week residential placements.

We have over 30 years of nationally recognised skill and experience within the educational field of Autism and Communication. Our team of Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists is one of the largest in any school across the country. This alongside our Mental Health Team provides us with an unrivalled level of expertise.

We offer a mainstream curriculum which is adapted to meet the individual needs of our students. Therapies are integrated throughout the curriculum and we provide a truly holistic approach, with students at the centre of this.

Our approach has a proven track record of producing exceptional outcomes for students, both educationally and socially, enabling them to become happy, confident, independent and valued members of society. The school is rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

You’ll find us at stand A17, please come and meet the team and find out more about us.

Our Aims

To give students a sense of belonging


To develop a sense of productivity


To promote emotional and physical wellbeing

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