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We provide individualised, person-centred, skills based learning for children and young people up to the age of 18 with complex additional support needs, including autism, sensory and communication differences.

Child-centred learning

Our Sensational Learning Centre provides all children and young people with a person-centred approach, recognising the importance of tailored and flexible support to meet individual needs.

Space and resources

The Sensational Learning Centre provides pupils with a beautiful contemporary environment based in our Linlithgow campus in which to engage in a range of curriculum activities.

Technology is used throughout our learning spaces to assist communication and increase independence by facilitating access to a wide range of activities.

Highly skilled staff

Our staff are highly skilled and experienced in working with children with a range of complex additional support needs. They work together with a number of specialists who support learning through therapy, the arts and outdoor activity.

Grant Aided Special School

Grant-aided schools are independent of local authorities but are supported financially by the Scottish Government.

We are one of six Grant-aided schools in Scotland.


To enquire about placements at the Sensational Learning Centre, please complete our Enquiry Form and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss further.

Enquiry Form

Our ethos

Our ethos

“We pride ourselves in developing the learning and wellbeing of children and young people in a safe, nurturing environment.”

Laura Watkins, CEO The Donaldson Trust