Briarwood is a Bristol school committed to providing a high quality of education, care and life for children and young people with severe learning difficulties, complex needs including autism and sensory impairment from 3-19 years. The school is based on three sites. The Primary and Post 16 departments are on the Briar Way site. Our Secondary department is on the Snowdon Road site, co located with Bristol Metropolitan Secondary Academy and finally The Pod is our Early Years centre, next to Barton Hill Academy. Both Primary and Secondary sites have specialist centres for pupils with behaviours that challenge, called The Nexus.