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Wilsic Hall College

Our Specialist Colleges offering flexible education, care and enablement for young adults aged 18 to 25, all of whom have complex needs including behaviour that may challenge and a learning disability, often in association with autism.

Hesley Group pride ourselves on offering a highly professional, 52-week a-year residential and educational provision for young adults. There two Specialist Colleges are situated near Doncaster in South Yorkshire. Its central location provides easy access by road, rail or air.

The colleges mission is to support young adults with their transition into adult life by focusing on their specific needs, capabilities and aspirations: prompting greater independence, developing life skills, highly personalised programmes and preparation for community living.

Becoming an adult, experiencing life changes, planning for the future and acquiring skills and knowledge for independence is a vital time in any young adults’ life. When that person also has complex needs requiring social, educational and health support, it becomes a time of complex planning, exploration and agreeing future directions and pathways. Recognising that people with learning disabilities may take longer to learn and make their transition into adult life, Hesley Group have extended their services to meet the new regulatory entitlements of young adults up to 25 years of age and can now offer places within its Specialist Colleges provision.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Michael Walsh
Contact Position
Head of Education
01302 856382
Hesley Group
Parent Organisation

Where to go

Hesley Group
Specialist Colleges
South Yorkshire
Out of County
DN11 9HH

Other Details


Referral required
Professional Referral
Specific age range
18 - 25 Years
School Roll No.
Type of School
Specialist Residential College

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Local Offer

Local Offer


Established in 1975, Hesley Group is a South Yorkshire-based, specialist independent provider, offering care, education and vocational opportunities for children, young people and adults all of whom have complex needs including behaviour that may challenge and a learning disability, often in association with autism. Our mission is to help people achieve their full potential. We want those we support to really enjoy their time with us and to move through services positively in a way which best matches their individual needs. Experienced and expert, multidisciplinary care, support, education, therapeutic and clinical staff work in cohesive teams to facilitate progress.

The Group has two specialist schools and two small specialist colleges, as well as a range of residential services. Provision is based on the values of person-centeredness, quality, positive outcomes, with an emphasis on keeping people safe, as well as on staff training and support. We seek to work positively with all partners, including people who use our services, parents, families, carers and professional agencies, so we can do our very best with and for the people we collectively support. We see the Local Offer as a great opportunity to enhance this co-working.

Contact Name
Mr Mark Ritchie, Relationship & Business Development Manager
Contact Telephone
0800 055 6789 or 07876 707374
Contact Email
The Local Offer

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