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Throughout the day, pupils are encouraged to be as independent as possible and given the confidence and skills to try new activities. This could mean learning to dress, to do some work on their own or to make simple choices. Encouraging independence will give pupils a more fulfilling life now and in the future. 

Independence at the shops
Life skills
Skills around the house


Dressing skills
Working independently
Using symbol work system to learn tasks




  • ‘very impressed with the school’s clear sense of purpose in preparing its students for life after school. ’

    ASD report Dec 2017

  • ‘Pupils' relationships with adults are excellent, and they learn respect and appropriate behaviour from the staff. Pupils are accepting of each other’s varying needs, and show pleasure in each other’s successes.’

    Ofsted report


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