When you arrive at school you will enter through the main door and you will be greeted by a member of your class team who will help you to class. You can say Hello, to Vicky, Elaine and Kathryn in the office.
The first class is Silk class for nursery and reception age pupils. They have their own outside area to access whatever the weather.
Next to Silk is our other Early Years class, Forest. They also have direct access to a covered playground and they share a bathroom with Silk pupils.
At the top of the main corridor is Granelli classroom which is our KS1 class.
Hovis class have the mobile classroom in lower school which has a main room for lessons and a breakout room for sensory regulation.
Mulberry are in the mobile in the upper school playground. They have a main classroom for lessons and a room for sensory regulation.
Arighis class is based on the lower floor of the upper school building. They have direct access to the outside lawn area.
Bollin is one of three key stage three classes we now have and is situated on the lower floor of our secondary department.
Barnaby is our PMLD class where we run a sensory based curriculum and lessons are at a slower, calmer pace. Pupils in this class have opportunity to stand, stretch and practise walking in their own time and have access to different therapies and health support.
Barnaby is situated in our secondary department on the lower floor with direct access to the playground.
Key stage four is situated on the lower floor of the secondary department.
We have our hydrotherapy pool onsite which is used daily. It is currently closed whilst it has the beginnings of an upgrade, we are continuing to raise money money to upgrade this very valuable facility.
Our sensory room is equipped with tracking and the latest sensory devices such as our new interactive projector.
We have a nurse, Cassie, and health assistant, Sharon, on site everyday who know the pupils very well. They are situated in the main corridor.
Clinic appointments, meetings and monthly coffee mornings are held in our meeting room named DC Suite after our previous Head Teacher. This is near the front reception.
Our main hall has many functions, every morning it is the base for our large sensory circuits which provides a positive start for many of our ASC pupils. Upper key stage two and key stage three pupils eat in here and go to the hatch to choose their dinners. We also have indoor PE sessions and assemblies in here.
Lower school ICT suite and eye gaze room
We are very lucky to have a fully equipped ICT suite with 4 PCs and a laptop trolley, an interactive screen and an eye gaze room. This room is used on a rota by every class to help with computing skills across the curriculum and it is situated in the centre of lower school.
We have a small soft play area with a ball pool which is an excellent place for our younger pupils to blow off some steam and practise some gross motor skills.
Head Teacher's office
This is Lorraine's office where you can visit to deliver a message or tell her when you have any outstanding achievements to share. Lorraine's office is behind reception at the front of school.
Middlewood is one of three key stage three classes. It is situated on the lower floor of the secondary department.
6th form 1
The sixth form are situated on the 1st floor of the secondary department. 6th form 1 have one classroom.
6th form 2
Chill out room
Small group work room
This is special room for small group work, private work, 1:1 work or meetings. It is situated next to the chillout room in the secondary department.
Upper school IT suite and eye gaze room
This is our upper school IT suite and eye gaze room equipped with exciting technologies to support learning.
6th form common room
Like all 6th forms, we have a common room in which our key stage five pupils have their lunch and breaks. This is on the upper floor of the secondary department.
We are very lucky to have so many playgrounds. This means we can split up or join together for play times and we have the option of playing outside under the cover of our canopies.
This is the upper school art room situated on the upper floor next to the 6th form classrooms.
This is the brand new cookery room situated in the upper school building on the top floor.