About New Forest School

New Forest School is a small, independent school providing a high quality education for boys and girls aged 8-16 who are not attending mainstream school because of severe or complex needs, emotional and social difficulties arising from (for example a life trauma), Autism or a phobia of education.


The school has excellent facilities and resources and you can be confident that we are well equipped to support your child’s needs.

Our school is split across three sites:

  • Fawley Road Site: Core subjects (English, Maths and Science), Music, Languages, PE & Outdoor Education and PSHE/Careers.
  • Lunedale Road Site: Catering, ICT & Computing, Humanities, Art and Design Technology.
  • Water Lane Site: All subjects.

Students attend either the Fawley Road & Lunedale Road Sites OR the Waterline Site

Our main office and first point of contact is the Fawley Road site.


Our school is split into a Junior and Senior School organised as follows:

Junior School:

Key Stage 2: Year 4 to Year 6

Senior School:

Key Stage 3: Year 7 to Year 9

Key Stage 4: Year 10 to Year 11