Rowhill School is a Behaviour & Learning Needs; Behaviour, Emotional & Social Development Needs school.
Approximately two thirds of pupils are of secondary school age; All pupils have a statement of special educational needs that is primarily for their behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. However, a significant number of pupils also have additional needs associated with, for instance, their autism or speech and language difficulties.
Many pupils receive support from other agencies, such as social services, the youth offending service, and child and adolescent mental health services. More than a tenth of pupils are children who are looked after by the local authority.
Key Stages 3 and 4 pupils receive part of their education in other settings, such as Hadlow College, Challenger Troop and the Archway Project. The school is the base for one of the local authority’s specialist teaching and learning services, which is a partnership between educational services and other agencies that work with children with special educational needs, their families and schools