Willow Class

Willow class pupils learn best from child centred approaches to learning. Intensive interaction, interactive story- telling and Interactive music provide a staple diet to develop two way social communication. The pupils benefit from high visual elements to learning such as symbols and pictures but within a low arousal environment. Attention Autism is used to develop attention to another’s agenda and to increase the time that the children can concentrate and learn within a group setting. Augmentative communication strategies such as Communication Grids are used to help children make their needs known to others. Hands on sensory activities are included every day to enable children to fully engage with the curriculum.

 

 

 

We cannot thank you enough for all the time and effort you have put into our son. You are amazing and we appreciate everything you have done for us as a family.

 

Latest News

School Council’s fundraising project

The School Council met this week to start making plans for their first fundraising project for the autumn term – a Macmillan Coffee Afternoon. Class Reps took time to find out what the Macmillan Coffee afternoon was all about and …

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Pathological Demand Avoidance article published

We continue to share our expertise with a worldwide audience and are pleased to let you know that a further article written by Executive Principal, Sandy Turner and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher entitled “Building Emotional Health in Children …

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A real-life life cycle

The school was filled with excitement this week, when we welcomed 8 new members into our community. Dragon, Cuddles, Boris Johnson, Fluffball, Chick-Chick, Penguin, Friendie and Chicken Nugget are our very popular chicks that all hatched this week. Pine Class …

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Being extraordinary for the extra ordinary! article published

We are very proud to announce that we have had another article published in the May edition of Autism Parenting Magazine. It is entitled ‘Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary!’ click here to read it.  

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