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At Corseford School, we believe that every individual should be celebrated for their uniqueness and their achievements. We work together and learn together so that every child or young person succeeds in life. All learning is exciting, challenging and meaningful.

Our positive ethos is important to us, and we ensure that the learning and development of our children and young people is at the heart of what we do.


We believe that everyone should be as independent as possible in all aspects of their life.


We promote fun, positivity, innovation, and teamwork.


We have high expectations for all and endeavour to enable all learners to participate, develop and achieve.


We are proud of Corseford School and celebrate each success. We work hard to be the best we can be.


We work and lead collaboratively to plan and move forward, developing partnerships with the local community. Our whole school community is based on mutual trust and respect.

Our Approach

Corseford School is a specialist school that provides care and education for children and young people from P1 to S6 with complex additional support needs. Our School is located on an exciting and large campus near Paisley in Renfrewshire. Our skilled and experienced interdisciplinary team provide exemplary education, health support and care to our wonderful children and young people.

Scotland’s curriculum – Curriculum for Excellence – is used to its best advantage to deliver individualised educational programmes for our children and young people allowing them to gain the knowledge, skills and attributes needed for their lives in the 21st century.

In our Senior Phase, young people have the opportunity to succeed through individually selected and accredited courses in life and vocational skills through the National Qualification Framework.

Our key Transition Phase gives our most senior students the opportunities to explore post-school options with a curriculum that maximises skills for life, ensuring a successful transition into adulthood.

Health and Well-Being

Children and young people at Corseford School benefit from our own highly skilled full-time Allied Health Team that includes:


Specialists in movement, the team supports our children and young people with their physical development and functional independence. This allows our learners to make the best of their ability as, through movement, they learn about themselves and their environment.

Speech & Language Therapy

Our therapists work with children and young people to enable them to maximise their own individual potential in communication. This involves using specialist high and low tech communication aids in an inclusive communication environment. When required, they also support our learners with safe eating, drinking and swallowing.

Occupational Therapy

The team support our children and young people to participate in meaningful, everyday activities providing appropriate support and personal challenge. Therapists provide strategies and functional equipment to maximise independence.


Our experienced Dietitian assists children and young people to optimise their nutritional intake. Working closely with families, we support learners with faltering growth, food allergies, restrictive eating and enteral feeding.

 “Having Allied Health Professionals resident at the School has made a major difference in the great progression that Teejay is making as they are working with him on a daily basis”

Documents & Resources

Schools - Annual Seatbelt Statement

Corseford School Improvement Plan 20 21

Corseford School, Johnstone Corseford School,
Howwood Road,
PA10 2NT
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