Alderwasley Hall Sixth Form Centre

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Callow Park College
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Established 1993 (As Callow Park College)
Alderwasley Principal Angela Findley
Location Derbyshire
United Kingdom
Coordinates: 53°04′N 1°34′W / 53.06°N 1.57°W / 53.06; -1.57
Gender both
Ages 16–19

Callow Park College is a Private special needs college located 1 mile south of Wirksworth in Derbyshire it is part of Alderwasley Hall School, previously a country club named Callow Park after the nearby village of Callow which is about a mile, the site was re-branded to its current name in 2012. The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway runs next to the site.

Country Club[edit]

Callow Park College was previously a county club called Callow Park with several Squash courts, a small swimming pool, 2 outdoor tennis courts and rooms for visitors to stay the night

Use as a School[edit]

in 1993 the site closed and became part of Alderwasley Hall School and was converted into a school. Callow Park is for students aged sixteen to nineteen and for younger students when studying for Art and PE. Many of these students also attend nearby colleges such as Ilkeston and Buxton on a part-time basis. Some of the students live at the site while many day students attend from nearby areas. Despite being a Private College the majority of funding comes from local education authorities (lea).

It is owned by the SENAD Group based Derby who run other schools children and young people with learning difficulties.[1]

The site changed its name on September 1, 2012 to Alderwasley Hall Sixth Form Centre.[2]


Callow park is Primarily for Asperger's Syndrome and speech and language difficulties, but does take students with Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties, Dyslexia, Specific Learning Difficulties, Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Delicate/Medical Conditions, Epilepsy and Dual/Multi-Sensory Impairment [3]


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