Headteacher's Welcome

Welcome to Newfield School

We are a “Good School” (OFSTED, April 2018)

OFSTED say...

... the headteacher sets an ambitious vision for the school and shows determination in improving steadily the quality of pupils' learning.' (OFSTED April 2018)

'Safeguarding is effective ...the school curriculum teaches pupils how to stay safe at school and at home.'  (OFSTED April 2018)

'Pupils who have previously refused to attend other schools start to change their behaviour when coming to Newfield.' (OFSTED April 2018)

'Current pupils make good progress from their individual starting points.' (OFSTED April 2018)

Welcome to our School Website.

Newfield School has provision for pupils aged 5 -16 years old, who have a statement of educational needs that is primarily for social, emotional and mental health difficulties that manifest in behavioural ways (some may also have ADHD, Autism, Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, Learning difficulties and Social issues that would define their needs as complex). Our pupils come to us via our own and other local Authorities. 

We are a busy, friendly and supportive, school with lots of exciting learning going on. We pride ourselves in developing a curriculum to ensure that every child has the best opportunities possible, so that when they leave us in Year 11, they can have the necessary qualifications to get them into college or the career of their choice.

Apart from our curriculum, all our staff offer fantastic pastoral care, making extra time to talk to and understand the needs of our pupils and students.  We are proud of all our Pupils and know that they try their best, working hard to be the best they can.

Mr C Whelan


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Newfield School Edge Lane, Thornton, Liverpool L23 4TG