About Us

Southbrook is a secondary age (11-16 years) special school, in Exeter. We cater for the needs of 120 children and young people, all of whom have a range of complex needs and abilities. These could be moderate or severe learning, social and emotional difficulties, often a diagnosis of Autism or other speech, language and communication needs, sensory impairments and/or physical disabilities.

Our pupils come from a wide catchment area in Devon and travel to school by bus, taxi or, are independent travelers who may cycle, walk or use public transport.

All pupils follow the full National Curriculum appropriately differentiated to meet their learning needs.

 Mission Statement

 Our Mission statement was created following extensive consultation and collaboration between pupils, staff, governors and families:-
 At all times, we seek to:
  • Respect all
  • Always try hard
  • Make safe and healthy choices
  • Enjoy life

Vision for the Future:

To be a centre of excellence for young people in Devon with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND): through strengthening our partnerships and delivering a holistic response to individual complex needs.