Gwenllian Education Centre 

Our autism specialist school provides education to children with a range of complex needs, across the spectrum. Our education is based on the science of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA). 

As a school we support learners between age 5 and 19 years old. We prioritise in pupils developing skills to increase independence, communication and life skills, while accessing a curriculum that is relevant and meaningful to our learners.

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Gwenllian Education Centre provides a holistic, personalised and meaningful learning experience, to fully support our pupils to reach their full potential, within a caring and fun environment.

Our School

Gwenllian Education Centre provides a individualised and person centred curriculum to meet the social and behavioural needs of our pupils, promoting independence and success.  

Utilising the science of ABA we ensure pupils are provided with suitable and functional educational experiences. Monitoring the success of pupils progress and using specialist assessment tools to assess pupils, we ensure they are supported effectively to achieve their very best. 

Learners are supported across two school departments to enable us to meet our individual learner needs in a suitable peer group. This allows us to meet all pupils educational requirements for example, pupils learning to request desired items or preparing to access accredited qualifications. 


Aspects of school provision


Focusing on critical and functional communication skills utilising speech, PECS, sign and speech generated devices.

Personal Care

Individual assessments for all aspects of personal care with programmes tailored to support independent completion of tasks.

Extra Curricular Activities

Pupils access relevant extra curricular activities within the school tailored to each learners educational pathway.

Educational Visits

Exciting opportunities to experience new activities such as horse riding, swimming, cycling, skiing, archery and overnight stays.

Talk Tools

Use of Oral Motor placement to provide tactile and sensory input to develop skills and  assisting with speech sounds, pronunciation, oral health and feeding difficulties.

Person Centred Approach

Individualised timetables and targets for an individualised teaching experience.


Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside our associate Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Behaviour Analysts to develop skills and learning plans.

Independent Living Skills

Focusing on developing fuctional skills to improve independence and happiness.

“Gwenllian Education Centre provides a broad, balanced and relevant curriculm that has a strong and appropriate focus on meeting pupils’ therapeutic needs, developing positive attitudes towards learning and improving pupils’ behaviour.”

Estyn, 2019

Where to Find Us

01554 890796

Hillfiled Villas, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, SA17 4UL