Sidestrand Hall School

Sidestrand, Norfolk

About us

We are all immensely proud of our School. Sidestrand Hall School caters for pupils aged 7 – 19 years with wide ranging complex needs. The School stands in 15 acres of land on the North Norfolk Coast surrounded by trees and the sea. We have a range of specialist facilities on site including gardens, greenhouse, woods with a bike trail, a go-kart track, mechanics and construction workshops, hair salon, science lab, food technology room, sensory room, purpose built Sixth Form and residential units.

Sidestrand Hall has a highly qualified, skilled and committed staff who guide and support pupils through a range of learning experiences which provide them with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. All pupils follow a curriculum differentiated to their needs and the extended curriculum offers opportunities for outdoor learning, developing independence and being an active member of the community.

Sidestrand Hall offers staff the opportunity to enhance pupils’ lives, whilst working in a unique and beautiful setting. We encourage staff to think outside the box, exploring new ways to deliver learning and enhance the life experiences of all the young people.

Sidestrand Hall School is fortunate to have weekly residential provision for 26 full time equivalent boarding students. Offering from 1 -2 nights boarding in the Main House, up to 4 nights in Clement Lodge and 1 – 4 nights in the Flat 2 bedrooms.

Our aim is to enable each young person boarding to build confidence and self-esteem through the development of social and independence skills, in a safe, happy environment. They have a variety of activities they take part in both on the school site and local community visits. The young people love it!

The provision comprises of

  • Clement Lodge, a 6 bedroom house for student’s with a diagnosis of Autism
  • The Main House, 4 separate units, 4 bedroom Barclay Court, 6 bedroom Poppyland, 4 bedroom Nelson’s Nest.
  • The Flat for post 16 students – 2 bedrooms.

Please visit our website for further information about our school.

Address: Cromer Road, Sidestrand, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0NH
Telephone: 01263 578144
Type: Maintained Special
Age Group: 7 - 19 years