Welcome to St Philip's

Thank you for taking the time to visit the site and learn more about St. Philip’s Residential Care and Educational Services. St. Philip’s is a committed, ambitious and caring community continually striving to be the best, and to do the best, for all those who are a part of it.

Who are St Philip's?

St. Philip’s has been supporting children and young people for more than fifty years. We are passionate about being a great place for young people to experience the finest care and education, while encouraging people to be the best that they can be.


Our Facilities

We offer a number of onsite facilities to support young people’s learning and development.  The school features a number of IT enabled classes, music room, woodwork areas and cooking facilities.  We also have a newly refurbished fitness studio, gym hall, sports field and swimming pool.


The school has four houses on the main campus, three in the adjacent grounds and a community house in Blackwood, South Lanarkshire.

What We Do

We provide children and young people with a safe place to live, learn and develop alongside a group of caring, supportive and committed adults.  


If you are interested in making a referral please use the Start Referral button. 

However, if you’d prefer to speak with someone, call Janice or Mary in our admin team, who will be more than happy to help.

Latest News

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We want our young people to know they are loved, their needs are being met and their rights are being respected and upheld. It is great to see them thriving within the community, learning to manage past trauma, gaining confidence and having high aspirations for the future. We are delighted that you are visiting our website and we hope you enjoy getting to know more about us.
Francis Scott
Head of Service