This terms learning theme

by swisscottage / January 17th, 2013 / in Archive 2012/13, Uncategorized / 0 Comments
images theme
Our school follows a broad curriculum theme which changes every half-term and this terms theme is ‘Images’. The curriculum theme provides a central focus for our learners and inspires the wider school learning including whole school events, clubs and assemblies. Throughout this term this theme will be interpreted differently in each class.  In Middle School,...
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School Direct – Application Update

by swisscottage / January 17th, 2013 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Two women doing a science experiment
Deadline There is no fixed deadline for submitting your application however; we strongly advise that if you intend to apply you do so quickly. Applications We have received a high volume of applications. The first wave of applications for SEN and Primary are being processed and the Secondary applications are pending, the IOE will inform you if your...
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Kay’s Christmas message

by swisscottage / December 21st, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Child's drawing of a Christmas scene
We are drawing towards the end of a long, busy term and it’s time for reflection. It has been a term of growth and change with our new building, website, new learners, staff, governors, parents and partners! Our learners, to our surprise and pride, have shown considerable resilience with the move into our  new building and have settled well into their new...
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Christmas support

by swisscottage / December 20th, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Christmas cracker
Christmas can sometimes be stressful, free support will be available throughout the holiday period via Family Lives’ national services: Family Lives free helpline – 0808 800 222, available 24/7 and via Skype Online 1 to 1 chat with a Family Lives worker – Email...
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Tips for parents and carers – Coping with Christmas

by swisscottage / December 14th, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Christmas cracker
  Christmas is coming, and while it’s an exciting time of year for most people, the Christmas period can sometimes be very stressful for a child with autism. Surprises can sometimes make children and young people with autism very anxious so it is always a good idea to involve your child in the whole Christmas process. Preparation and routine Use a...
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