Doucecroft School is a specialist co-educational school for children and young people with autism and additional complex needs, age 3 –19 years. Established in 1977, we are experienced and successful in meeting the needs of students with wide-ranging strengths and needs, providing a nurturing environment where students are able to thrive and grow in independence and self-esteem.

Our school prospectus can be viewed here and our latest newsletter can be viewed here.

Students can benefit from our flexible boarding provision or can attend school as day students and come from across the Anglia region and the London boroughs.

Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy are provided on-site by our experienced therapy team.

Doucecroft School is part of Autism Anglia, a regional charity working with children, adults and families affected by Autism. 

Doucecroft School is DfE approved and subject to Ofsted inspections.

“As soon as I went inside, I felt this is the place for William. He’s doing brilliantly now and the staff really know his strengths and weaknesses. Since he’s been here, it’s like a weight has been lifted off our shoulders”

William’s Mum