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3 Dimensions School is an approved, independent special school for 16 pupils aged 7 to 25 and providing Key Stage 2 up to Secondary and post 16 education for children and adults with learning disabilities, vulnerability in the community and communication difficulties including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As an approved independent special school its details are published on the Section 41 Secretary of State Approved List. The School is also accredited by the National Autistic Society for the quality of its provision. NAS Accreditation is a highly regarded quality standard and recognises the outstanding work the school undertakes in delivering an educational curriculum to pupils with (ASD) and other related communication difficulties. We aim to provide a personalised curriculum and a quality education designed to meet each individual young persons needs in an environment that is warm, secure and nurturing. We believe that engaging with learning is the key to young people achieving success and therefore we aim to provide a creative, active and exciting curriculum that aims to inspire, stimulate and motivate all our young people. We aim to help every young person to acquire the life and social skills to move to a more independent and positive future We aim to design a curriculum that enables each and every one of our students to develop
Emotional wellbeing
An effective means of communication
A willingness and readiness to learn
Social and life skills
Behaviour for learning
Positive self esteem

Type of provision

Targeted - This is for people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families

Contact details

Telephone 01460 65611

Centre information

Accessibility and adjustments

Wheelchair access No

Ofsted information

Last Ofsted rating
Date of last Ofsted report
Ofsted reference number 134909

About the school

Headteacher Caroline Rolfe
Chair of Governors
Clerk of Governors
Finance Manager
School Councillor
Admissions policy


Address Chardleigh House, Chardleigh Green, Wadeford, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3AJ

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