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Our schools

We have been providing specialist autism education for more than 50 years, so no one understands autism better than we do.

We support children and young people in our specialist schools, aged from 4 to 21.

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Everything you need to know

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Church Lawton School

An ambitious day school in Cheshire for children aged 4 to 19.
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Daldorch House School

Individual care and education from 8 to 21 in East Ayrshire.

Helen Allison School

Positive day school based in Kent for children aged 5 to 19 years.  


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Radlett Lodge School

A day and residential school in Hertfordshire for ages 4 to 19.
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Robert Ogden School

An inclusive day and residential school in Yorkshire for ages 5 to 19.
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Sybil Elgar School

Creative day school in Middlesex for ages 4 to 22.

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Thames Valley School

A high-achieving day school in Reading for children aged 5 to 16.
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Vanguard School

Our brand new free autism-specific school in Lambeth is now open. 


MyProgress® is our overall strategy for working with your child to tailor-make their education.
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NAS school policies

Here's what you and your child can expect of us in our schools.
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NAS Academies Trust

We sponsor a network of free schools and academies through the NAS Academies Trust.
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Map of our schools

We have eight specialist independent and free schools in the UK.
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Special Education Needs

Find out about our special education needs schools.

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Become a School governor

Join the National Autistic Society Schools Local Governing Body and make a difference to autistic students across the UK 

To contact us about our schools, please fill out this form.

Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 23/07/2020 10:29:55