Henshaws Specialist College removes the barriers to allow students to access learning. We have helped students find their voice even though we were told they couldn’t communicate, take steps when it was thought they would always be wheelchair users and find employment when no one thought they could work. We won’t accept any perceived limitations to stop us from Building Confidence, Developing Independence and Supporting Achievement for our students.

Henshaws Specialist College is the only specialist Further Education College in Yorkshire that offers both day and residential programmes up to 365 days per year at our beautiful campus located on the outskirts of the historical spa town of Harrogate. We deliver transformational and sustainable life changing experiences and learning through bespoke education, care, therapy and clinical programmes for young people ages 16 to 25 with special education needs and disabilities.  We support Autism (and have a silver award winning Pearson educator on the team), Visual Impairment, Speech and communication difficulties, PMLD, SLD and other complex needs. In addition we have employability programmes for our students.

From your very first day at college, we’ll work with you, your family and the professionals who support you to put together a plan to help you achieve your lifelong goals.Join us on one of our open days to look at what we can offer, ask questions and see if Henshaws is right for you.

Our open days run from 10.15am – 1.00pm at our campus in Harrogate.

The open day includes:

  • Meet and greet with refreshments
  • A guide to the application process
  • Campus tour
  • Q & A session with specialist staff from our care, education and therapy, education and sensory support teams
  • Buffet lunch

This event is particularly aimed at young people and their families looking to start at College in September 2020 or 2021. All applicants must have an EHCP. We look forward to welcoming you to Henshaws.

Please book your place using the form below.


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