Admissions to special schools in Plymouth, including Brook Green Centre for Learning are determined by a Local Authority Single Multi Agency Panel (SMAP). The panel is made up of Head teachers and other professionals that are experienced at working with children with a variety of special needs. The panel considers all evidence submitted as well as family preference.

All students that attend Brook Green must have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan and have their primary need as being Cognition and Learning with associated SEMH.


All enquiries regarding student spaces and requesting a place at any special school in Plymouth should be made directly to the Plymouth SEND 0 – 25 Team based at Windsor House.


They can be contacted through the Plymouth City Council website; email; or telephone 01752 307409


Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND can offer impartial advice and support for families wishing to consider a special school place (01752 258933)

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