Prospective Parents/Carers

Holbrook Site Open Evening

We invite you to our Holbrook Site Open Evening on Wednesday 5 June 2024 4.30pm – 7.00pm

During the evening, we will be promoting our curriculum vision, showcasing our students’ fantastic work whilst enabling all visitors to have a look around our classrooms and wider learning environment. Senior leaders, Teachers, Therapists, Governors, Family Support, School Council, Residential and additional friends of the school have been invited to set up stalls. Please drop in at a time to suit you – all welcome!

Presentation Mornings

We are holding a number of presentation mornings for prospective parent/carers on the following dates:

Tuesday 25th June 2024

These will be held in our Sports Hall at our main Holbrook Site (Portway, Holbrook, DE56 0TE) starting at 10am and lasting approximately an hour.

This is a presentation led by Senior Management and Middle Leaders followed by an opportunity to ask questions.  We are unable to facilitate school tours.

We must stress we are at full capacity for all students at present and are unable to accept any new students until at least September 2024, when place numbers are very limited.

If you would like to attend, please click the link below to book a place. Places are limited to two per family and unfortunately we are unable to allow any children to attend.


Admissions Information

Holbrook School for Autism is a Derbyshire special school. While the majority of our students live in Derbyshire, a large number also live in Derby City and some from Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire.

We are unable to take admissions directly, parents should contact their Local Authority to find out about admissions arrangements. 

A link to the Derbyshire special school admissions advice is given below.

LA Advice

Holbrook School for Autism also has its own admissions policy, explaining how admissions are managed. Please follow the link below to find out more.

Admissions Policy