Arbour Vale School is a vibrant and welcoming special school where we aim to provide a caring, safe and happy environment for everyone. We believe that all children should able to achieve their full potential irrespective of their personal learning needs. We offer an individualised curriculum and ensure all of our pupils enjoy positive educational experiences. At Arbour Vale we celebrate our pupils’ differences and ensure we have an inclusive school community.
We have recently joined the Orchard Hill Academy trust (OHCAT) who have a wealth of experience in Special Education Needs & Disabilities. We are able through the Trust to share the very best practice and ensure all our learners have access to a quality learning experience from Early Years through to age 25 and beyond.
We are very aware that good relationships between parents and Arbour Vale School are essential. Our learning community is enriched by both formal and informal opportunities to meet with staff, professional agencies and other parents/carers to ensure that we continue to work collaboratively and secure the best for our children. I encourage any prospective parent/carer to visit the school and see first-hand, the learning community we continue to build together.
Mr Neil Sykes - Principal
“We are Innovative, Creative and Passionate about Learning”
This video comes to you courtesy of our PE staff Have fun and watch out for more PE lessons coming soon!
Please see our advice poster on how best for our pupils to stay safe online while home schooling by clicking HERE
Earlier in the year, someone from Equine Leadership, an internationally authored and read magazine about horses from Canada, got in contact with our Ambassador for Autism, Murray, about writing an article. To read the article, please click here.