Cedars Academy is a 3-19 special school serving Gateshead, and a few places out of borough when requested.

Pupils can join the school at any point in their school life, although the main admissions take place in primary and KS3.

As of June 2019: out of the 182 pupils on roll, 77 in KS1&2, 84 in KS3&4, and 21 in KS5; approx. 25% of school population are

The majority of our pupils have a moderate learning difficulty combined with specific communication difficulties, and many of our pupils have associated difficulties such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, or other specific Learning Difficulties:

Primary Need (Banding Allocation) identified as:

  • 39% ASD (7%A2; 23%A3; 7%A4)

  • 44% Cognition & Learning (2%D1; 5%D2; 26%D3; 13%D4)

  • 17% Social, Emotional and Mental Health (8%B2; 9%B3)

Contact: 0191 487 4595 / enquiries@cedarstrust.org.uk / Cedars Trust, Ivy Lane, Gateshead, NE9 6QD