Admission Arrangements

Walton Hall Academy is a residential generic special secondary academy for students aged from 11 – 19 years. Students have a wide range of special educational needs including autism, emotional and learning difficulties some having complex learning, sensory and associated medical needs.

Walton Hall Academy is located in a rural environment on the outskirts of Eccleshall, Staffordshire. There are extensive grounds providing a wide range of vocational opportunities for our students. Walton Hall Academy serves families from Staffordshire, Shropshire, Stoke and East Cheshire.

Walton Hall Academy is a member of the Shaw Education Multi Academy Trust.

Walton Hall Academy has specialised provision for meeting the needs of students for whom a mainstream school would have difficulty in meeting these needs.

Students at Walton Hall Academy will either have a statement of special educational needs, an Education Health Care Plan or will be on an assessment placement pending the provision of and EHCP.




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