Bradstow Special School in Kent, London Borough of Wandsworth

Welcome to Bradstow School

Bradstow School

[Click on the photograph above to watch our school video]

Bradstow is a residential special school registered as a children's home and maintained by the London Borough of Wandsworth for children and young people with severe intellectual disabilities who are on the autistic spectrum continuum.

Many of our children and young people have associated communication difficulties and emotional/behavioural challenges associated with their disabilities and medical problems.


We are a Gold level Unicef accredited Rights Respecting School.Rights Respecting Schools Gold Award

The School is situated on a large site in the seaside town of Broadstairs in East Kent. Our facilities include an amphitheatre, library, swimming pool, parents flat, interactive soft play and sensory rooms, interactive bicycle track, pottery, all weather football pitch, sensory garden, and extensive grounds and horticultural projects.

Gentle Teaching InternationalJudged “outstanding” by Ofsted, and having Specialist status in SEN Communication and Interaction, the school offers a range of specialised support and provision.  This includes particular expertise in the areas of Gentle Teaching, Positive Behaviour Support and augmentative communication.


Investors In People Gold Award Bradstow School are proud to have achieved Investors in People Gold accreditation once again on 31 March 2016.



Bradstow school was awarded 2 prizes in the categories of:

  • Adding Value for Customers
  • Creating a Sustainable Future

at the EFQM awards ceremony In September 2016. Click here for photos of the event

Integrated planning and programming throughout the school community ensures that transition issues are minimised and there is a consistent approach for each individual child or young person’s needs.


If you require paper copies of any of the documentation within this website then please contact Julia Evans (Pupil Administrator)
Tel: 01843-862123, Email:

Nurture - Teach - Sustain

Ofsted Outstanding 2008-2009, BCS, Cache, EFQM, Wandsworth, Sen Specialist Schools, Healthy School, Investors in People | Champion, Silver, iNet, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
Bradstow School
34 Dumpton Park Drive
CT10 1BY
T: 01843 862123
F: 01843 866648