Our School Building

The Hall lies in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside, ten miles from the market town of Morpeth. Day students are transported each day to and from Morpeth Station by school bus. Read More

Our Programmes

Outside of the academic programme our students enjoy sports, on our own sports fields. Music, presentations and theatre visits along with foreign trips make up a varied programme. Read More

The Curriculum

Our learning programme is specifically designed to address the needs of pupils with dyslexia and other associated difficulties such as dyspraxia or speech and language problems. Read More

Who We Are?

Nunnykirk School is a Department for Education approved, non-maintained special school for pupils with dyslexia needs, Mild-ASD and associated needs, including Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and raising self-esteem.

Since 1977 we have provided for the educational and social needs of boys and girls of average or above average intelligence who experience specific learning difficulties primarily dyslexia.

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  • Nunnykirk School is a school for dyslexia – that has provided targeted education for 39 years.
  • Nunnykirk School provides a friendly and supportive environment for children with dyslexia.
  • We aim to find the best in every pupil, build up their confidence and encourage social awareness.
  • Nunnykirk School has consistently received very positive Ofsted reports.
  • Our learning programme is specifically designed to address the needs of pupils with dyslexia and other associated difficulties such as dyspraxia or speech and language problems.
  • The care staff work hard to meet the needs of every individual pupil and we hope that your son or daughter will benefit from the unique Nunnykirk School experience.

Why Choose Us

TEACHER PUPIL RATIO

Our Teacher to Pupil ratio is rarely more than 1:6 and is typically 1:3.

OPEN TO BOARDERS AND NON BOARDERS

Boy and girl boarders and day pupils travel to Morpeth station and then are brought to and from school in our buses.

STUNNING, SECURE LOCATION

Our wonderful historic building incorporates modern electronic entrance systems used within a robust safeguarding procedure.

EDUCATION EXCELLENCE

Nunnykirk is a centre for dyslexia and aims to be a Centre of Excellence.

SMALL CLASSES

Class sizes are designed to give each child the maximum attention and rarely exceed 5.

FRIENDLY EXPERIENCED STAFF

Our staff have many years experience in teaching children with dyslexia.

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