Tel: 01606 853005


The Russett School caters for children and young people between the age of 2 – 19 with Severe Learning Difficulties and Complex needs. The Russett School is commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for 113 places.

As a special needs schools we work closely with Local Authorities as we do not act as an admissions authority and the Local Authority will maintain the admissions responsibilities.

Admission to The Russett School is for those children and young people with an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) for:

  • SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties)
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Complex needs including Language/Communication
  • Combination of the above

Further details are available from Cheshire West and Chester Assessment and Monitoring Team on:

By post: SEN Team, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BE
Telephone: 0151 337 6505, 0300 123 8123 or online at

They are also available from Cheshire East Assessment and Monitoring Team on:

Phone: 01625 378090, 01625 378042 or online at

You can also contact the academy for further advice and support on 01606 853005.