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Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form - SENAD Group

Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 5 to 19 years with Specific Language Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders, all of whom experience complex speech, language and communication needs. We also have expertise in working with children and young people with Acquired Brain Injury. The School and Sixth Form Centre are located on separate sites within five miles of  each other and are situated in Derbyshire, close to the towns of Matlock, Belper and Wirksworth. The City of Derby is also within easy access.

The aim of all aspects of the curriculum is to prepare students for adult life by fulfilling their social and academic potential. Young people are supported to develop and achieve  academic  and  vocational plans, develop independent living skills  and a clear sense of identity enabling them to contribute to society in adult life.

The individual needs of students, as set out in their  are met through Therapy  and educational programmes,underpinned by high quality care.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Caroline Parker
Contact Position
Group Referrals Manager
01332 378 840

Where to go

Alderwasley Hall School
Alderwasley Hall School
Higg Lane
DE56 2SR
  • Tennis courts
  • Horticulture area
  • Art and Design Suite
  • Hair and beauty salon
  • Life skills residential cottage
  • Science laboratories
  • Technology suite
  • Music suite
  • Swimming pool
  • Climbing wall
  • Squash/badminton courts
  • Gym/fitness suite
  • Kayaks
  • Transport fleet of mini buses and cars

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:30 15:30
Tuesday 08:30 15:30
Wednesday 08:30 15:30
Thursday 08:30 15:30
Friday 08:30 15:30
Saturday 08:30 15:30
Sunday 08:30 15:30

Other Details


Referral Details

If you are interested in your child having a place at the school. Please contact:

Caroline Eaton
Group Referrals Manager
Tel: 01332 378 840

We will carry out a multi-disciplinary assessment to confirm that we can meet your child’s needs, determining the
education, health and care packages required. Assessments usually take between one and four days. We will plan your child’s  transition with you and relevant professionals to ensure this is as smooth as possible

Specific age range
5 - 19 Years
Type of School
Independent Day and Residential School
Local Offer

Local Offer

Alderwasely Hall School

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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