Young people are admitted in line with our Criteria for Admission. This is Specific Speech and Language Difficulties, Associated Behavioural Difficulties, Moderate and Severe Learning Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Formal referrals are usually made by an LA and supported with referral documentation. We also welcome private referrals, although an assessment must take place before Bladon House School can be named on a child’s statement.

We are able to arrange free, no obligation assessments at short notice.

Following the assessment process we will produce a clear written report. If we can meet the needs of the child or young person we will also send a fully costed proposal.

Prior to admission we will plan the young persons transition with parents and professionals to ensure this is as smooth as possible.

Please contact Caroline Parker, Group Referrals Manager. Tel: 01332 378 840

A child doesn’t need specific qualifications to get a place with us. We simply need to feel confident that we have the resources and expertise to help them gain an education and reach their potential. We accept children and young people from all backgrounds, from across the UK and abroad.

International students

The SENAD Group holds a Tier 4 (child) Sponsor Licence which enables us to consider applications for students from overseas. For more information please contact:

Caroline Parker, Group Referrals Manager. Tel: 01332 378 840

Full up-to-date information for the UKVI (United Kingdom Visas and Immigration)/Home Office may be found at


Use our online enquiry form to request information on making a referral or assessment.