St John's School Seaford


St. John’s offers an inclusive environment for young people whose learning, social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties that are too complex for many mainstream educational settings to support.

The ethos of the school is based on the philosophy that nurturing positive relationships is essential for achieving successful educational and personalised developmental outcomes for all our learners.

All our staff are highly experienced in working effectively with vulnerable children and young people with complex diagnoses, learning difficulties, social, emotional, mental health issues and autistic spectrum conditions.

At the heart of our school curriculum is a synergy between the core subjects of English and Maths the seek to engage learners using their own specialist interests. The coverage of the national curriculum is achieved through innovative strategies that seek to combine the subjects in a themed curriculum framework.

The Seaford campus provides excellent learning and recreational environments including:

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Playing fields & grounds for outdoor learning;
  • Horticulture area including polytunnels and flower garden
  • Sensory garden
  • An ‘open all day’ music café/venue – Harmonies
  • State of the art IT hub and project space
  • Outdoor gym
  • ‘OPTI Music’ studio
  • Sports hall
  • Tennis courts/basketball
  • Youth Club
  • Sensory room
  • Music studio
  • Art room
  • Fully equipped Food Tech room

Before starting at St. John’s, all learners will have an assessment. This will involve key members of staff looking carefully at reports and available documentation, the student spending one or two days at St. John’s and sometimes our staff visiting the student at home or in their current placement.

For more information, requesting an application form, or booking a tour, please contact our Admissions and Transitions Team:

Service Details

Firle Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4LN (directions displayed on map)
St John's
Service Type:
Training and Education
Accreditation Scheme Membership:
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
Client Groups:
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with Autism or Aspergers syndrome

Accreditation Information

Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is a non-departmental public body established to regulate and inspect health and social care services in England.

Their role is to check whether hospitals, care homes, GPs, dentists, and care services delivered in your home are meeting national standards.

This page was last updated on 17 December 2018

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01323 872 940