Dan Y CoedDan Y Coed is located opposite the long stretches of golden sand of Swansea Bay.
Welcome to Dan Y Coed
Located on the spectacular Swansea Bay coastline, Dan y Coed is a state-of-the-art specialist school and home for children with autism and learning disability.
Our team of creative education, care and therapeutic professionals support children to feel safe and respected, whilst providing bright and colourful child-friendly environments in which to learn, live and make friends. Our aim is to help children to simply be themselves, creating lasting memories of childhood as they develop into independent young people and adults.
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Head of Education
What People Are Saying
We are so reassured by the highly knowledgeable and enthusiastic carers. We are so thankful that you amazing people are so committed to helping individuals with autism live the very best life.Ty Coryton Parent
You will never find a place like this anywhere else. I wish my son could stay here for ever.Ty Bronllys Parent
Passion and beauty from the heart, each and every one.Ty Coryton Parent
Very proud he's doing so well and the Summergil team have done so much for him. He opens up now and talks about his feelings. It's wonderful. It's lovely that he comes home and talks about his day, where he never did before.Parent A Parent
I'm actually in tears! You have no idea, not just how much you've changed our lives, but how you have saved our lives! The staff make me feel like family. They are my family now!Ty Coryton Parent
He is so happy at Dan y Coed. Everyone is so lovely. If he is happy then I am happy.Parent B Parent
Persistence and patience. And the want to make life better. Well done Orbis. Again!Ty Carreg Parent
Since he has been at Dan y Coed he is talking about his future. It is also the first time he has ever said that he is happy.Dan y Coed Parent
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful and calming location. The impact on our son has been a revelation.The Old Vicarage Parent
Dan y Coed in West Cross, Swansea, sits beside the golden sands of Swansea Bay, just minutes away from the secluded bays and hidden coastal coves, and the vibrant city centre with its castles, parks and shops.View on Map
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