To teach each pupil/student the skills they need to achieve as high a standard of independence as possible in thought and action.
To equip the pupils/students to be able to express choice, exercise control over themselves and their environment and realize their full potential as members of society.
To provide a modified curriculum, differentiated to meet each pupils/students need, that is delivered at a suitable place to allow them access to a relevant, broad and balance education with opportunities for practical application of acquired skills.
To ensure the acquisition of appropriate communication skills which will give the pupils/students the fullest possible active participation in their day-to-day experiences and enhance their social and emotional growth.
To monitor progress to ensure the pupils/students are appropriately challenged in order to facilitate personal development, enhance their quality of life and allow their own individuality to develop.
To nurture and encourage the development of positive, caring relationships between pupils/students, their peers and the staff.
To create a secure environment within which the pupils/students will develop a sense of self esteem and feel confident to advocate for themselves.
To build a working partnership with parents/carers which will inspire confidence and promote mutual support and consistency between home and school.
To co-operate positively with other professionals and specialist services in order for the needs of the whole child to be addressed.
To encourage two way interaction between school and the local community to promote inclusive opportunities for, and attitudes towards, our pupils/students.
To provide quality preparation, advice and guidance for the pupils/students and their familities during the transition from school to adult life.
Our vision and values
Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.