Welcome to

The Clare School

The Clare School is a specialist complex needs school that supports pupils who have learning difficulties with physical, medical and sensory needs (either hearing, visual or dual/multi-sensory impairment). It is a mixed, day Foundation School for pupils from 3 to 19 years of age. Many pupils also have complex medical and learning needs. 

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It is our aim to provide an environment that celebrates and encourages success and achievement.

When your child comes to this school it is our role to ensure that they have their needs met and that they achieve through specialist bespoke learning pathways.


Admissions to the school are made via the local authority. Please click here for our Admissions Policy which is found on the Policies and Procedures page of this website and click here for detailed information about how to apply on Norfolk County Council’s website.


Autumn 2023

We have had a busy half term term focussing on the topic 'All About Me'. We have been exploring our senses and managed to fit in a walk down to Christchurch for Harvest Festival.

Sixth Form
Autumn 2023

The Sixth Form classes have been very busy this term. They have had a sleepover, charity collection, been on an electric bus, visited Sprowston Garden Centre and Norwich Castle and many more things.

Whole School
December 2023

Students have been having an amazing time at school celebrating lots of special Christmas events. There has been Nativities, sensory songs, Christingle, discos, Christmas jumper day and fun events.

October 2023

We are thrilled to have won the Norfolk Education Awards 'Outstanding Commitment to SEND' and 'Overall Education Hero of the Year' awards at a recent ceremony!

September 2023

Forms KH, LH and RE had an amazing time seeing Frozen Light’s production ‘The Bar at the Edge of Time’ at The Garage Theatre in Norwich. It was a wonderful experience!

January 2024

A group of students took part in the Young Voices Choir at The O2 Arena. They had an amazing time singing and signing along to lots of songs, joining a choir of over 5000 other young people!

November 2023

Students learnt about the American Thanksgiving celebration. They enjoyed Yoga, Meditation and a Sound Bath as well as doing lots of cooking and tasting.

July 2023

The amazing Assembly House in Norwich treated all the students and staff to a delicious afternoon tea. Such a wonderful treat of sandwiches, cakes and scones.

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