Peterhouse School provides education and care for children 6 to
13 years with autism, moderate learning difficulties and complex needs.

Some children may have other medical conditions or additional needs
such as ADHD, epilepsy. Some young people may exhibit challenging behaviours. Many young people are
non-verbal, pre-verbal or have limited functional language. Academically young people are generally working
from lower P scales through to lower National Curriculum levels.



Individual Attention

The classroom environment at Peterhouse allows your childs’ educators to give them the time and attention that they need in order to succeed. We believe in keeping class numbers low to maximum learning potential.

Fantastic Facilities

Improve childrens development and help them socialise with other children around them.

Life Long Learning

We believe in equipping your children with the skills to be able to learn for the rest of their lives in a loving and caring atmosphere


  • Inconsistent response to sounds
  • Poor eye contact and attention span
  • Speech and Language delay
  • Unusual reactions to the way things smell,taste, look or feel
  • Poor fine motor skills such as handwriting, cutting paper ect
  • clumsy movement or poor coordination
  • Delays in academic achievement.

Our Vision and Mission


Peterhouse School provides value in the education and care of children with autism, epilepsy, mild learning
difficulties and associated challenging behaviours by providing each child with good quality experiences.
Peterhouse School aims:
 To create an atmosphere which provides the educational, emotional and social development of the
students and helps to prepare them for the experiences, opportunities and responsibilities of adult life
 To develop and achieve independence
 To provide varied and individual learning opportunities, which are differentiated to meet the needs of
each individual student
 To increase each student’s self esteem
 To promote equal opportunities for all students ability, disability, gender, religion or ethnicity
 To develop positive working relationships with parents to support them in the care, education and well-
being of their children


To provide children with opportunities to explore, to discover, to engage in hands-on learning and to have fun
in a program. All children with learning disabilities will receive the most appropriate support to enable them to
lead healthy, happy and fulfilling lives.

About Us

We are Peterhouse, a place of educational excellence.

We equip your children for their chosen field of study and careers with lifelong learning skills.