Chailey Heritage School (part of Chailey Heritage Foundation) (Independent List 41)


Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for young people with complex physical disabilities and health needs. Part of the Foundation, Chailey Heritage School is a non-maintained day and residential special school offering education and care for young people aged 3 to 19. Up to 52 week on-site residential care is available for children and young adults.

What we do:

  • For Chailey Heritage Schools, referrals are required usually from Local Authorities. Fees are payable by Local Authorities and/or other funding bodies. Private placements are available.
  • Highly trained and specialist staff including Advanced Specialist Practitioners in Sensory Impairment and SPMLD, Assistive Technologist,
  • Facilities include Patchwork Farm, a Hydrotherapy Pool, Hippotherapy, independent Advocacy service, overnight accommodation for parents to hire., family room to use.
  • Therapies and 24 nursing care with access to Drs and Consultants from Chailey Clinical, part of the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
  • Transition service for adults aged 19-25 and on-site facilities include a Life Skills Centre and the Hub. The 'Pathways' service provides support at home and in the community.

Our users say:

"Being able to access the staff and facilities available at the School and Chailey Clinical is key to helping our daughter unlock and achieve her potential."

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Age Range: 2–19

Wheelchair Accessible?

Free to use?

Requires Referral

Contact Details

01825 724 444

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For more information, and to read about how to access this service, visit:

Local Offer webpage

Haywards Heath Road,
North Chailey,


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