Ashley is a Special secondary school for children aged 11-16 with social communication needs and high functioning autism. The Sixth Form Post-16 provision opened in September 2014. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs or education health and care plan (EHCP). All staff receive a wide range of both in-house and off-site training in the education and support of students with social communication difficulties and high-functioning Autism. The school is fully accessible and all reasonable adjustments have been made for individual pupils as per their needs.