"Shorefields has maintained the outstanding quality of education" - OFSTED 2015

The school was inspected in October 2015 and judged to be outstanding across all areas.


“ Pupils are very well cared for as they enjoy, learn and achieve” – Ofsted report 2015


“ The staff effectively meet the needs of all” – Ofsted report 2015


Shorefields is a special school in Clacton on Sea Essex for 130 pupils aged 3-19 with a range of complex, severe and profound learning needs, including a high percentage

on the autistic spectrum.

We provide personalised flexible learning programmes and therapies to support children and young people with statements of special educational needs and education health and care plans.

“ some activities are inspirational in the extent to which they stimulate pupils' enjoyment of new learning”– Ofsted report 2015

“ An atmosphere of peace and tranquillity pervaded the lunch break as pupils smiled and laughed ” – Ofsted report 2015



School Awards        
SEN Specialist School
Ofsted Outstanding School
Ofsted Outstanding 2012/2013
Ofsted Outstanding 2015
Healthy School