Royal School Manchester

Royal School Manchester is a non-maintained special school providing high quality education for day and residential students aged between two and 19 years.  Our students come to us from across the UK and have profound and complex learning and communication difficulties.  Each child is different with different needs, so our approach is to tailor our education and curriculum to support the individual.  

Our approach to learning

With a safe, calm learning environment tailored to their specific needs, pupils can develop and progress to their full potential. Key to our school’s success is the strength of relationship our dedicated staff have with each and every child.

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Our curriculum

Learning at Royal School Manchester is tailored to each child, with their individual needs, strengths and preferences shaping both the way in which they learn as well as their learning environment. Students’ progress is measured against themselves rather than their peers. Each individual child is unique with a personalised set of goals.

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Therapy and nursing support

Our teaching staff work alongside a specialist team of therapists and nursing staff with expertise in complex physical disabilities, sensory processing difficulties and health needs, including progressive and degenerative conditions.

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Our facilities

Royal School Manchester provides state-of-the-art learning resources and highly specialised learning environments which are tailored to each individual child. Our pupils benefit from some outstanding facilities which support them in achieving their learning potential.

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Our homes

We take great pride in the homes we provide for the children and young people at our school and college who need this support. We also offer short breaks, ranging from one or two nights per week or for longer periods, depending upon specific care needs.

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Family services

We offer support for families throughout their journey with Seashell, from initial enquiry right through to planning for the long-term future.

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Seashell Active

Our sports,, physical activity and wellbeing team form an important part of Seashell offering a wide range of sport, wellbeing, health and leisure activities.

All about Seashell Active

It was an enormous step to make such a big move to an entirely different part of the country but it was a brilliant decision and we have absolutely no regrets…without a doubt, the key to Elliot’s happiness and his successes at the school has been down to the care, skills, commitment and expertise of everyone there.

Elliots' Mum

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