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Sherwood Park Campus
The campus based in Streeters Lane, Wallington, close to Beddington Park, is a modern, purpose-built environment. Its single-storey buildings support independent access for all learners, with hoisting facilities in most of the classrooms and changing areas.
Sherwood Park campus caters for children aged between 3 and 19 years that have Severe Learning Difficulties/and or Disabilities (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and children aged 3-11 who, in addition, are on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) and have complex needs. The School’s nursing team are based on site at all times and the curriculum development is enriched by therapist input, including Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy.
In order for our learners to achieve aspirational outcomes within a rich curriculum our facilities include sensory and soft play rooms, swimming pool with hoisting access, Jacuzzi and specialist recreation areas including a MUGA, Playground Equipment with disabled access, Discovery Forest and an outside learning environment.
Sherwood Hill Campus
The new Sherwood Hill campus located in Stanley Park Road, which opened in June 2016, is a three storey secondary school which has been specifically designed and built to create an inspirational learning environment for learners aged 11 – 19 (Key Stage 3-5) who have as their primary learning need Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with Complex Needs / Severe Learning Disabilities.
As a vibrant, inspirational learning facility, designed specifically to meet the very special needs of learners with ASD, facilities include low arousal classrooms with 1:1 work rooms, sensory room, gym for Occupational Therapy and sensory circuits, spa pool, therapy room, art / D/T room, life skills area, specialist recreation areas including a Muga and bike track and outside learning environment including Forest School provision.
Teaching teams work very closely with the Speech and Language Therapist and Occupational Therapist, as well as more specialist providers including Play Therapy.
The campus is co-located on a shared site with Oakfield Primary ASD provision, one of our main feeder schools. It has the potential to allow the introduction of earlier key stages as the School drives forward its ambitions to be recognised as an ASD Centre of Excellence.