Cann Bridge School is a registered Plymouth City Council Local Authority maintained special school for children and young people aged 3 to 19 years. Located in Estover, Plymouth, learners travel from Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall to learn, with capacity for 108 learners. 

The school is designated as one for children and young people with complex needs; with their cognition and learning needs identifying a severe learning difficulty. Most learners have complex communication and interaction needs, including those identified as part of a specific learning difficulties associated with Downs Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Condition, physical disabilities or a complex medical condition. All learners have an Education, Health and Care Plan.

The school is purpose built and opened in September 2012 on the Tor Bridge Partnership site. The partnership consists of four individual schools which are Tor Bridge High, Tor Bridge Primary, Plym Bridge Nursery School & Children’s Centre and Cann Bridge. 

Our mantra is ‘We Cann’! We have high aspirations for each and every one of our learners. Our dedicated and committed staff team focus on what our learners can do, supporting the development of learner’s communication and independence skills from the earliest of years through our Pathways to Independence Curriculum. Our pedagogy aims and gives focus to preparing learners for their best possible futures.

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