Admissions / Referrals


Ashley College is a medical needs pupil referral unit (PRU)

There is no direct admissions process for Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)

Who is eligible for Ashley College?

Students of statutory school age (5-16 years old) who live in Brent, and who are, or expect to be, absent from school for health reasons for 15 days or more (these may be non-consecutive) in an academic year due to their diagnosed health condition.

If you would like to make further enquires or visit our provision, please contact us by email or telephone.

Email:                  Telephone: 020 8937 3330

Referrals for support must be submitted using the form below.

Who can make a referral?

Access to Ashley College is via the Health Needs Education panel.  

Referrals can be made by:

  • student’s mainstream school
  • Head of Inclusion & Alternative Education Service
  • School admissions
  • Education Welfare Service
  • Social services
  • Looked After Children team
  • Family Solutions

Who needs to support the referral?

At least one of the following medical professionals should support the referral:

  • Medical Consultant
  • Child or Adolescent psychiatrist
  • Senior Medical Clinical Officer
  • Child and Family Therapy Service
  • Educational Psychologist
  • CAMHS professional