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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
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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
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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
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Where our services are located
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We are based at the following schools:

  • Leybourne - Woodview, 40 Teddington Drive, Leybourne, West Malling ME19 5FF
  • Canterbury - The Willows, City View, Canterbury CT2 8PT
  • Staplehurst (providing education for children who are attending the Kent and Medway Adolescent Unit in Staplehurst - NELFT).

Contact us using The Rosewood School website or by emailing

For referral manager, M. Goodlife, please email