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Education Settings in Portsmouth

In Portsmouth City we have many different education settings that you can consider for your child or young persons education.  This page aims to explain the different types and provide a list of the current settings that are available.

Choosing an education setting is an important decision which will impact on your child/ young person and your whole family, so it is worth spending time looking at the options available. Understandably, concerns are even greater if a child/young person has special educational needs (SEN).

Click here to read Portsmouth SENDIASS’s guide to choosing a school.

Education Settings in Portsmouth City Local Area

A list of Mainstream Infant Schools in Portsmouth

College Park Infant School, Crofton Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0LB
http://collegeparkinfantschool.co.uk/

Court Lane Infant Academy, Hilary Road, Portsmouth, PO6 2PP
http://www.courtlane-inf.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Cumberland Infant School, Methuen Road, Portsmouth, PO4 9HJ
http://www.cumberland.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Devonshire Infant School, Francis Avenue, Portsmouth, PO4 0AG
http://www.devonshire.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Bramble Infant School and Nursery, Bramble Road, Portsmouth, PO4 0DT
http://www.goldsmith.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Langstone Infant School, Stride Avenue, Portsmouth, PO3 6HL
http://langstoneinfants.co.uk

Manor Infant School, Inverness Road, Portsmouth, PO1 5QR
http://manorinfantschool.co.uk/

Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH
http://www.mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Meon Infant School, Shelford Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8NT
http://www.meoninfant.co.uk/

Meredith Infant School, Portchester Road, Portsmouth, PO2 7JB
http://meredithinfantschool.co.uk/

Moorings Way Infant School, Moorings Way, Portsmouth, PO4 8YJ
https://www.mooringswayinfantschool.org.uk/

Northern Parade Infant School, Kipling Road, Portsmouth, PO2 9NJ
http://www.npschools.co.uk/

Penhale Infant School, Lincoln Road, Portsmouth, PO1 5BG
http://www.penhaleinfants.co.uk/

Solent Infant School, Evelegh Road, Portsmouth, PO6 1DH
http://www.solent-inf.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Southsea Infant School, Collingwood Road, Portsmouth, PO5 2SR
http://www.southsea.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Stamshaw Infant School, North End Avenue, Portsmouth, PO2 8NW
http://stamshawinfant.co.uk/

Wimborne Infant School, Wimborne road, Portsmouth, PO4 8DE
http://www.wimborne-inf.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Further information on School Admissions in Portsmouth can be found at https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/learning-and-schools/schools/school-admissions.aspx

A list of Mainstream Junior Schools in Portsmouth

Court Lane Junior Academy, Hilary Avenue, Portsmouth, PO6 2PP
http://www.cljs.co.uk/

Craneswater Junior School, St Ronan’s Road, Portsmouth, PO4 0PX
http://www.craneswater.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Fernhurst Junior School, Francis Avenue, Portsmouth, PO4 0AG
http://www.fernhurst.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Isambard Brunel Junior School, Wymering Road, Portsmouth, PO2 7HX
http://www.isambard.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Langstone Junior School, Lakeside Avenue, Portsmouth, PO3 6EZ
http://langstone-jun.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Lyndhurst Junior School, Crofton Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0NT
http://kgalyndhurst.uk/

Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH
http://www.mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Meon Junior School, Shelford Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8NT
http://www.meon-jun.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Newbridge Junior School, New Road, Portsmouth, PO2 7RW
http://newbridgeschool.co.uk/

Northern Parade Junior School, Doyle Avenue, Portsmouth, PO2 9NE
http://www.npschools.co.uk/

Solent Junior School, Solent Road, Portsmouth, PO6 1HJ
http://www.solentjuniorschool.co.uk/

Stamshaw Junior School, Tipner Road, Portsmouth, PO2 8QH
http://stamshawjun.org.uk/

Further information on School Admissions can be found at https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/learning-and-schools/schools/school-admissions.aspx

A list of Mainstream Primary Schools in Portsmouth

Ark Ayrton Primary Academy, Somers Road, Portsmouth, PO5 4LS
http://arkayrtonprimary.org/

Ark Dickens Primary Academy, Turner Road, Portsmouth, PO1 4PN
http://arkdickensprimary.org

Arundel Court PrimaryAcademy, Northam Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1JE
http://arundelcourt.com/

Beacon View Primary Academy, Allaway Avenue, Portsmouth, PO6 3PS
http://www.beaconviewprimary.co.uk/

Copnor Primary School, Copnor Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5BZ
http://copnorprimary.co.uk/

Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, Gladys Avenue, Portsmouth, PO2 9AX
http://corpuschristicatholicschool.org.uk/

Cottage Grove Primary School, Chivers Close, Portsmouth, PO5 1HG
https://cottagegrove.co.uk/

Flying Bull Primary Academy, Flying Bull Lane, Portsmouth, PO2 7BJ
http://www.fbacademy.co.uk/

Gatcombe Park Primary, St Barbara Way, Portsmouth, PO2 0UR
http://www.gatcombeparkprisch.co.uk/

Highbury Primary School, Dovercourt Road, Portsmouth, PO6 2RZ
http://www.highburyprimary.org/

Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH
http://www.mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk/

Medina Primary School, Medina Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3NH
http://www.medinaprimary.co.uk/

Milton Park Primary School, Eastney Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8ET
http://miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk/

Portsdown Primary School, Sundridge Close, Portsmouth, PO6 3JL
http://www.portsdownprimary.co.uk/

St George’s Beneficial Church of England Primary School, Hanover Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3BN
http://www.stgbs.co.uk/stgbs_wp/

St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School, Cottage View, Portsmouth, PO1 1PX
http://www.stjohnscathedralschool.org.uk/

St Jude’s Church of England Primary School, St Nicholas Street, Portsmouth, PO1 2NZ
http://www.st-judes.portsmouth.sch.uk/

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Bourne Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4JD
http://st-pauls.portsmouth.sch.uk/

St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School, Taswell Road, Portsmouth, PO5 2RG
http://stswithunscatholicprimaryschool.co.uk/

Victory Primary School, Allaway Avenue, Portsmouth, PO6 4QP
http://www.thevictoryprimary.co.uk/

Westover Primary School, Westover Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6NS
http://www.westoverprimary.co.uk/

Further information on School Admissions can be found at https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/learning-and-schools/schools/school-admissions.aspx

A list of Mainstream Secondary Schools in Portsmouth

Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Portsmouth PO3 5XT
http://www.alns.co.uk/

Charter Academy, Hyde Park Road, Portsmouth, PO5 4HL
http://charteracademy.org.uk/

Castle View Academy, Allaway Avenue, Portsmouth, PO6 4QP
http://kingrichardschool.net/

Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH
http://www.mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk

Miltoncross Academy, Milton Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6RB
http://www.miltoncross-tkat.org/

Priory School, Fawcett Road, Portsmouth, PO4 0DL
https://prioryschool.wordpress.com/

Springfield School, Central Road, Portsmouth, PO6 1QY
http://www.springfield.uk.net/

St Edmunds Catholic School, Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1RX
http://st-edmunds.wajoomla.com/

The Portsmouth Academy, St Mary’s Road, Portsmouth, PO1 5PF
http://www.theportsmouthacademy.org.uk/

Trafalgar School, London Road, Portsmouth, PO2 9RJ
http://www.trafalgarschool.org.uk/

University Technical College, London Road, Portsmouth, PO2 9RJ
http://www.utcportsmouth.org/

Further information on School Admissions can be found at https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/learning-and-schools/schools/school-admissions.aspx

A list of Special Schools in Portsmouth

Cliffdale Primary Academy http://www.cliffdaleprimaryacademy.info/
Cliffdale Primary Academy is a designated special school which caters for children between 4 and 11 years of age who are experiencing moderate learning difficulties. In addition the school is specifically resourced to cater for children who have a social communication difficulty including autistic spectrum disorders.

Mary Rose Academy http://maryroseacademy.info/
Mary Rose is a designated special school which caters for children aged between 3 and 19 years of age who are experiencing severe and complex learning difficulties. Some children may have a complexity of special educational needs including physical difficulties, medical conditions and varying degrees of sensory impairment.

Redwood Park Academy http://www.redwoodparkacademy.info/
Redwood Park is a designated special school which caters for children between 11 and 16 years of age who are experiencing learning difficulties.

The Harbour School http://theharbourschoolportsmouth.org/
The Harbour School makes provision for pupils aged 9 to 16 who have a wide range of social, emotional, mental health (SEMH) needs and provides a behaviour support service for all ages to mainstream schools. This provision is provide across four sites in Portsmouth in Cosham, Stamshaw, Tipner and Fratton.

 

A list of Section 41 registered Independent Special Schools

For the  full list of section 41 Independent Special Schools please click here

We have a small number of students placed at independent special schools.

These include:

Southlands School, Lymington – Southlands School is an Ofsted-registered independent specialist school, offering 38-week through to 52-week residential and day placements for boys and girls aged 7-19 years old with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome and other associated difficulties on the Autistic Spectrum. Click here for more information.

St Edwards School, Romsey – St Edward’s is a special school providing care and education for boys who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Click here for more information. 

Coxlease School – A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 18 with behavioural, social, emotional or mental health difficulties. Click here for more information. 

Treloar School – Treloar School and Treloar College provides education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK and overseas. Click here for more information.

 

A list of Colleges in Portsmouth

There are many colleges in Portsmouth that offer a range of academic and vocational (related to work) courses that help young people towards independence and finding a job. These courses can build on the young person’s skills and interests.

Courses related to work can include plumbing, electrical installation, office skills, ICT, beauty therapy, catering and tourism.

If you are thinking of going to college make sure you look on the individual college websites to find out when their open days are so you can look around, meet the staff, and see the facilities to help you decide.
You can view the individual contact details below for more information about each Local Offer for post 16 education.

Fareham Collegehttps://www.fareham.ac.uk/
Havant and Southdowns College – https://www.hsdc.ac.uk/ 
Highbury College, Portsmouth – https://www.highbury.ac.uk/
Portsmouth College  – https://www.highbury.ac.uk/
St Vincent College, Gosport – http://www.stvincent.ac.uk/
University Technical College, Portsmouth – http://www.utcportsmouth.org/

FAQ:
How do I apply for a place at college?
Once you have chosen a course you will need to apply. You can do this online on the colleges own website or you can fill in a paper form. When you apply you will be asked if you have any special educational needs or disabilities, and whether or not you have an education health and care plan ( EHCP). If you have an EHCP Portsmouth City Council Special Educational Needs ( SEN) team will send a copy of your EHC plan to the college you have applied for. The college may invite you for a meeting to discuss your support needs and how they could be met.
Colleges have their own deadlines (cut off dates) for applying to them – make sure you check what these are.

When will I find out if I have a college place?
Young People with Education Health and Care plans will find out which college they will be going to by the 31st of March in the year that they start. Students who don’t have an EHCP will get their offers before August of the year they start. Most students will be invited to enrolment days in August or September.

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