King Edwin School A Spark of Genius North East School

Welcome to King Edwin

We are a small, friendly independent school based in Norton, a small village in Stockton on Tees. We cater for students from a range of backgrounds and with a range of learning needs, all of whom have either Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs, or an Autism Spectrum condition or disorder. 
We welcome visits to our school, these can be arranged by contacting the school using any of the options on our 'Contact us' page.

What our students say about our school....

  • Pupils spoken to commented that school 'Feels like being part of a happy family,' evidencing how safe and secure staff and leaders make them feel. (Ofsted report 6 February 2019)

A word from our Proprietor:

Zak McIhargey, Managing Director, Spark of Genius

Spark of Genius North East is a joint venture between Stockton Borough Council and Spark of Genius, comprising King Edwin School and a number of residential establishments. As the proprietor of King Edwin School I am committed to all of our young people achieving their absolute maximum potential every day, and embarking on their next steps with confidence.

Contact Zak via the Spark of Genius Head Office;

Spark of Genius

Trojan House

Phoenix Business Park




0141 5872710

Welcome from the school Principal

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Welcome to our school website. I hope you find the information that is included here useful. However, we are also very happy to provide more information and to offer visits to the school. Please contact us using our 'Contact us' page if you would like to receive a call or have more information.

Lorna McLean


Our school song!

Growth Mindset, Resilience and Recognition