Finding a school

As a first step, you should look on your local authority’s (LA) local offer, and that of any neighbouring LAs. 

You can search by LA on the Department for Education directory of schools -

You can also search by LA on the list of Section 41 special schools and colleges maintained by the Department for Education - 

John Catt’s ‘Which school for special needs’ is a directory of independent special schools - 

Finding information about a school 

For help checking what type a school or other setting is, you can: