Based in Thornton we are Sefton LA’s Special Provision for pupils aged 5 -16 years old, who have a statement of educational need 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).
Special educational needs are evolving nationally, the school is proactively establishing it’s skills base in social, mental and emotional health to meet the needs of children and young people in a society that is becoming ever more complex.
What your child can expect, when at Newfield:
We offer a team approach, around the child, with parents, carers and other agencies to support children and young people’s academic progress, preparation for working life and lifelong learning and health and well-being.
We teach the full National Curriculum and also include a variety of visits and experiences to enhance learning.
Whilst at Newfield your child will also have the added benefit of the following:
1:1 support by SENCo, Learning Mentor, Teaching Assistant or Teacher on:
A child’s funding allocation will fund employment of specialist staff, resources to support teaching and learning and maintenance of school environment as a proportion of the total school expenditure.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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