Welcome

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”


 

 

Latest News

Arbour Vale School Enterprise Week and Market Day

Arbour Vale School recently held its Enterprise Week, a key feature of the school’s Careers Programme. The week was an opportunity for all pupils to develop their skills in communication, money handling, leadership, creativity and vocational awareness. Each class planned …

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Waldon Day

We had a highly successful ‘Waldon Day’ at Arbour Vale School. Carol Mannion, a Waldon practitioner and contributing author of ‘‘Every Child Can Learn’, came to share her expertise and facilitated the sessions. She shared her knowledge and has really …

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING MEASLES MUMPS AND RUBELLA VACCINATIONS

There has been a sharp increase in the number of cases of measles reported nationally and globally https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47940710 as well as an increase in Mumps cases for 15-24 year olds. Berkshire Healthcare provides immunisations against infectious diseases for all school-aged …

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Special Voices Coffee Day for parents and carers

Special Voices would like to invite all parent/carers to their upcoming event: Special Voices Drop-in Coffee Day on Friday 5th April 2019 between 9.30am – 1pm at Cippenham Baptist Church Hall, 11 Elmshott Lane, SL1 5QS. This is a drop …

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