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

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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Theatre of creativity

The blossom on the apple tree in our engagement garden certainly helped transform the area this week into a theatre of creativity. These wonderful learning opportunities enable the pupils to express their artistry, imagination and inventiveness.

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Messing about on the river

Pupils enjoyed a visit to Wandle Park this week. A wonderful time was had by all, reflecting on nature and interacting together, sharing equipment and taking turns. Most of all, pupils enjoyed the beautiful weather and the experience of being …

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Link alumni – Charlie

It is always wonderful to hear from ex members of The Link community and we were thrilled to learn that former pupil Charlie is one step closer to his dream of becoming a chef. He is currently undertaking a work …

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