A specialist education school based in Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne.


A specialist education provider based in Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Our School

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We offer provision for:

  • Cerebral Palsy and Motor Disorders
  • Autism and Communication Difficulties
  • Visual Impairment and Blind
  • Receptive, expressive and pragmatic language difficulties

We are dedicated to providing…

  • A safe, secure and stimulating environment that is conducive to all children having every opportunity to reach their full potential
  • Equal access to the curriculum and school life in the community where individual differences are appreciated, celebrated, understood and accepted
  • High quality learning opportunities, curriculum, therapy and support to meet pupil needs and development
  • Strong links between home, school and the wider community in order to support pupils’ learning and enable them to develop skills that will benefit them both during and after their time at Percy Hedley School

A warm welcome from the Head Teacher

John Steward

“It’s my great pleasure to welcome you to our school website. I hope that you find the information you’re looking for and if not, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.

Percy Hedley School is a school that sets out to make a difference to the learning, wellbeing and future life chances of children with additional needs. Teachers, therapists and special support assistants work together in trans-disciplinary teams to meet the individual needs of every pupil. Together, we believe we can unlock each child’s potential and support achievement for all. I feel very privileged to lead such a very special school.

If you believe we could be the right school for your child, please get in touch. We’d be delighted to show you more of the work we do.”

Get In Touch

If you are looking for more information about our school, have a question about our offering please get in touch. If you would like to enquire about someone attending Percy Hedley School, please visit our admissions page for more information.


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Each pupil will follow our admissions process to ensure we are able to meet their needs.

Our School Offers

We provide our pupils with opportunities so they can reach their full potential.

Parents & Famillies

We aim to support you and your family throughout your child’s education with us.

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Our Aims
Our Aims
And Ethos

At Percy Hedley School, the children are at the centre of everything we do. Our priority is to deliver the highest quality teaching and therapy whilst providing rich, engaging and enjoyable learning experiences for our community of children.  Everything we do as a school is to ensure that all pupils achieve their very best in all aspects of their development.


School Offer

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