About Us


St Christopher’s School is situated in Wrexham and is maintained by Wrexham County Borough Council. It is a special school for pupils with a range of special educational needs. These needs include moderate learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and autistic spectrum disorders.


The school has about 260 pupils on roll aged from six to 19 years. There are about 180 boys and 80 girls. Pupils come mainly from Wrexham County Borough with the exception of a few pupils who attend the school from Denbighshire, Shropshire, Flintshire, Cheshire and Hull.

The school is divided into five departments. These are the junior, middle and senior departments, the behaviour support and autistic department, and the independent living department.


St Christopher’s School strives to provide a high level of care and a curriculum which meets the varied, individual and specific needs of all their pupils. The school offers an extensive range of accredited vocational courses which can be accessed by pupils from all secondary schools in Wrexham. Specialist areas and facilities include the ‘Millennium Eco Centre’, hydrotherapy pool, hair and beauty salons and independent living bungalow.


We as a school’s aim is to develop all pupils to their full potential, both educationally and socially, and to build upon their independent living skills in a safe, caring and stimulating environment.