The Seashell way
Seashell is dedicated to providing a creative, happy and secure environment for children and young people with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs.
Seashell offers a holistic approach with Seashell Royal School Manchester, Seashell Royal College Manchester, our 17 home-from-home care houses and our sports, health and wellbeing offer.
Seashell focuses on the extended family that cares for each one of our students and residents and about the difference that can be made to all those connected lives. We strive to include the whole family and the wider community in the life experience of our children and young people.
Royal School Manchester is a day and residential non-maintained special school offering high-quality provision for students aged from 2-19 years.Find out more
Royal College Manchester is an independent specialist further education college. Accommodating students aged between 19-25 years. If offers placements for both day and residential students.Find out more
We have 17 home-from-home, four bedroomed houses for children and young people who need residential support. We can provide 24-hour care, weekly and termly boarding as well as comprehensive 52-week placement for individuals aged 3-25 years. We also offer individual packages of short break services. Residents can come from anywhere across the UK and do not have to be students at Seashell to enjoy a short break.Find out more
Therapy and Nursing
Our team of on-site therapists, nursing staff and behaviour support specialists work collaboratively alongside both education and residential care to ensure all children and young people are supported to achieve their best lives.Find out more
We offer families a comprehensive package of support from day one of their journey with us. We have accommodation on-site so that parents and siblings can stay close and in touch and there is staff support to ensure the whole family can enjoy quality time together.Find out more
Sports and Wellbeing
Our sports team form an important part of Seashell, offering a wide range of sport, wellbeing, health and leisure activities for our students, staff and the wider community. We have a wide range of sports facilities available for use by our community and are particularly proud of our brand new all-weather sports pitch.Find out more
We offer a comprehensive range of specialist training and consultancy support to schools, colleges and other settings locally, regionally and nationally to help promote the positive inclusion of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. This allows nurseries, schools and colleges across the UK to meet more complex needs and ultimately improve outcomes for children and young people through more effective early intervention and targeted support.Find out more