Skip to content

The Rosewood School

For pupils not well enough to attend school, it is important that the local authority and schools have clear support available to successfully maintain a continuation of education.

The Rosewood School is run by the Kent Local Authority for children who are unable to attend school because of serious illness.

Primary School Projects
pink line

There are six hubs across Kent providing new ways of working in managing behaviour at Primary schools.

How to apply for one of your pupils
pink line

Schools can apply by sending a completed referral form along with medical evidence to the appropriate Headteacher for their area. When a decision has been made, The Rosewood School team will contact all parties.

Referral forms
pink line

Where our services are located
pink line

We are based at the following schools:

  • Leybourne - Woodview, 40 Teddington Drive, Leybourne, West Malling ME19 5FF
  • Tonbridge - Aspen House, 10 Cage Green Road, Tonbridge TN10 4PT
  • Gravesend - Maple House, Windsor Road, Gravesend DA12 5BW
  • Canterbury - The Willows, City View, Canterbury CT2 8PT
  • Dover - Dover Arc, Winchelsea Street, Elmsvale, Dover CT17 9ST
  • Oakfields Education Unit. Staplehurst (providing education for children who are attending the Kent and Medway Adolescent Unit in Staplehurst).

Contact us using The Rosewood School website or by emailing

For referral manager, M. Bignell, please email

Policy on Supporting Children and Young People with Medical Conditions including Mental Health Needs
pink line

This KCC Policy document (PDF, 131.1 KB) was been approved by the Education Cabinet Committee. This is under review.

Presentations from the Briefing on a New Education Service for Pupils with Medical Needs including Mental Health Needs - 24 October 2014
pink line