Meadowfield Special School is the District Special School for Swale meeting the needs of pupils with profound, severe and complex special educational needs (PSCN). Honey Bees pre-school Assessment and Observation unit admits children from 3 years of age. Pupils transition to Meadowfield or other provisions in the Reception year (the year in which the pupil becomes 5 years of age). Pupils can remain at Meadowfield throughout their education Years R to Year 11 (ages 5 through to 16). At 6th Form transition pupils can move into the Meadowfield 6th Form or move onto to other provisions at the local colleges.
Links to the full admission criteria can be found in the Admissions section, Kent County Council summarised the needs of pupils with profound, severe and complex needs as follows:
Children with profound and severe needs will exhibit many of the following:
Children with complex needs will have: