Chailey Heritage School


Chailey Heritage School is a non-maintained day and residential special school for pupils aged 3 to 19 with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

  • Education for wide range of special needs - from complex physical disabilities to communication, sensory and learning difficulties
  • Education, residential facilities, therapy and health services on single site
  • Learning programmes designed to suit each individual
  • Multidisciplinary team of expert teachers, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, nurses and rehabilitation engineers
  • Clinical needs overseen by specialist professionals, e.g. paediatric medical consultants from Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, part of Sussex Community Health Trust 
  • Purpose built facilities and pioneering technology, e.g. hydrotherapy pool, multi-sensory studio, assistive mobility system and sophisticated track system for powered wheelchair users
  • Spacious classrooms with latest Information and Communications Technology (ICT), expertly adapted for each pupil to give access to the curriculum
  • High staff to pupil ratio 
  • 18 acre site set in the heart of a beautiful nature reserve with views of the South Downs
  • Judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in May 2007, September 2009 and October 2014 URN: 114682

Part of Chailey Heritage Foundation - Registered Charity No: 1075837

Service Details

Haywards Heath Road, North Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4EF (directions displayed on map)
Chailey Heritage Foundation
Service Type:
Training and Education
Primary Client Group:
Young People
Services available:
  • Residential - long term
  • Residential - respite
  • Residential - short term

This page was last updated on 01 February 2019

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Haywards Heath Road, North Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4ET
01825 724444