Autism and SEMH Specialist School in Greater Manchester
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Referrals : 0800 024 6985 | [email protected]

School Contact Information

Referrals : 0800 024 6985 | [email protected]

School Contact Information

Headteacher's Welcome

''At Mill School Bury we strive for continuous improvement; to provide high quality education, care, and support for our students during their time with us. We want all students to be the best version of themselves, aspiring to a happy, successful future.”

Helen Birkinhead, Headteacher.

Meet the team

Mill School Bury is a specialist independent school in Greater Manchester for children and young people aged from 7-16.

The purpose-built school provides a safe learning environment for autistic children, and those who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and attachment disorder (AD).

Children will thrive with the bespoke approach to teaching and learning. School assessments are used to create a personalised, creative curriculum that is tailored to meet a young person’s needs and interests.

We Motivate Individuals for Learning and Life who have:

  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions.
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH).
  • Learning Difficulties.
  • Communication and Interaction difficulties.
  • Cognition and Learning difficulties.
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Get to know us

  •  Purpose Built State-Of-The-Art Environment

    Purpose Built State-Of-The-Art Environment

  • Personalised and Creative Curriculum

    Personalised and Creative Curriculum

  • Sensory Garden, Horticultural Therapy and Bush Craft

    Sensory Garden, Horticultural Therapy and Bush Craft

  •  Parent Welfare and Pupil Voice

    Parent Welfare and Pupil Voice

  • Individualised Qualification Offer for Each Young Person

    Individualised Qualification Offer for Each Young Person

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Our latest news

Book Fair Results!

The total spend at the Mill School Book Fair was an astonishing £695.33! This will be...

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  • "I am over the moon with the support!"

    Sarah, Mum

  • "Thank you for the way in which you and the staff went out of your way to support my child last week too.  She feels so cared for and accepted at school, it is really lovely to know she has that daily support and care."

    Social Worker

  • "My daughter is becoming a lot calmer week by week. She is feeling a sense of belonging!"


  • “I am really impressed with how calm and chilled all of the staff are.”


  • “My child feels comfortable and confident coming into school.”