Welcome to our new school website- Our website is still under construction so contact the school directly if you have any queries. Thank you!  

Welcome to St Andrew's School


Parent/Carer Notices:

Week commencing 27/02/17- Strike Action

UPDATE: Despite UNISON taking part in 5 days of Industrial Strike Action next week (w/c 27.02.17), St Andrew's School will be partially open to students. A letter is in your child's bag regarding which days your child is able to attend school. Please double check the letters to ensure you send your child to school on the correct days. Please note that school will be shut to all students on Wednesday 1st March. Transport have been contacted with the information and are looking at the possibility of running transport as normal.

The following classes will be open on Monday 27th February and Thursday 2nd March:

Orkney (Hilary), Stronsay (Alison), Taransay (Dan), Lewis (Hannah), Hoy (Jo B), Shetland (Wendy), Islay (Linda)

The following classes will be open on Tuesday 28th February and Friday 3rd March:

Mull (Sue), Fair Isle (Shirley), Skye (Julie), Barra (Katy M), Bute (Jo G-S), Iona (Jo I), Arran (Katie H)

Please contact the school directly if you are unsure of which class your child is in.

Umbrella Activity Day

Please click the link below to view an invite that Umbrella have issued to all about an Activity Day they are holding on Wednesday 1st March.

Umbrella Invite


On behalf of the students, staff and governors I would like to welcome you to St Andrew’s School.

St. Andrew’s School is a special school in Derby City offering education for secondary aged students. We are an inclusive school that has the specialist knowledge and skills to meet the needs of students aged 11 – 19 years with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. This includes those with Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

St. Andrew’s School offers high quality learning experiences to all students, with increasing priority being given to the development of skills that will be useful in adult life. We aim for a school community that enjoys learning, engages in a fun and exciting curriculum, and develops the confidence and skills that will support students for the rest of their lives.

We hope that you find our website clear, informative and easy to navigate. It is designed to give you a ‘flavour’ of the life of our school and the excellent work of our students and staff team. In addition to viewing our website, we warmly invite you to come and visit our school to find out more. To arrange this please telephone the school office.

Suzanne Pennington



  • St Andrew's School
  • St Andrew's School
  • St Andrews View
  • Breadsall Hilltop
  • Derby
  • DE21 4EW

For any queries then please contact Suzanne Pennington on the main school number (Headteacher)