Community Partners

Welcome to the Community Partners section of the web site. We have several formal partnerships, as follows:


North Yorkshire Cognition and Learning Collaborative (a group of the 4 North Yorkshire special schools with a specialism in cognition and learning: The Dales School, Northallerton; Brooklands School, Skipton; Springwater School, Harrogate. See 'School Partners' in the Community link above for links to all our partner schools


The Scarborough Teaching Alliance. This alliance was formed in March 2014 in partnership with a number of schools, led by Childhaven Nursery and the University of Hull, School of Education 


The school also has a number of service level agreements with North Yorkshire Local Authority:


  1. Severe / Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Outreach Support 
  2. North Yorkshire Communication Aids Project
  3. North Yorkshire Personalised Learning for Post 19s

Please click below for more details about our community partners.


Ryedale Special Families

Let's Bike

Scarborough Teaching Alliance

Yorkshire Coast Families

North Yorkshire Music Therapy Service

Stephen Joseph Theatre



We have good links with the local university. We provide placements, specific training and lectures for students annually. Placements are mostly in teaching but also in other fields were students are looking for SEND experience.


University of Hull, Scarborough Campus


We also participate in the Scarborough Teaching Alliance's School Direct programme. 


OCR Recognising Achievement Ofsted Outstanding 2008-2009 Ofsted Outstanding 2013-2014 SEN Specialist Schools Widgit Positive About Disabled People AQA Realising potential ASDAN