Paternoster School provides education for children with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. It is a county maintained school with no costs to parents other than voluntary contributions towards riding, swimming and cooking. The school has a nursery assessment class for pupils aged two to five, and provides for pupils aged from two to sixteen with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Moderate and Additional Learning Difficulties. A prospectus is available and visits to the school can be arranged. The school has its own hydrotherapy pool, sports hall, two sensory rooms and a sensory garden.