Supporting boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 19 years of age…

Who have a range of social, emotional and mental health needs.


All pupils at New Barn School will have access to an education that is personalised, engaging and will encompass a purposeful and balanced curriculum.

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The philosophy of our school is based upon principles which are holistic, inclusive, aspirational and progressive.

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Read about our Referrals and Evaluation of Potential Students

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Our Vision

Our vision is to provide an inclusive education within a safe, nurturing environment where children’s needs are met.

For pupils to feel part of our school community and be proud of their achievements and reach their full potential.

For pupils to build on their strengths to become successful citizens of the future.

About New Barn School 

New Barn School is a DfE registered independent school for boys and girls with SEMH and complex needs aged 6 to 16 years old.

The school caters for children from Acorn Education and Care residential homes; Acorn and Ashley, as well as day pupils.

Age Range: 6 – 19yrs
Gender: Co-educational
No. of Children: 70
Category: SEMH Complex Needs
Ofsted: Good

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