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Welcome to Avon Park School

  • 6-16 yrs
  • Day
  • Boys & Girls
  • Outstanding Provider

About Avon Park School

Avon Park School is an independent, specialist day school providing high-quality education for boys and girls. Based in Rugby, the school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils who have a range of complex educational
needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.

A big warm welcome to our website

The team here at Avon Park School are passionate about working together with young people and their families to ensure they are supported, treated with dignity, kept safe and achieve the best possible outcomes during their time with us. We pride ourselves not only on our specialist provision and techniques but also in the quality of the relationships and trust we endeavour to build.

We are passionate about delivering the highest standards of teaching whilst meeting children’s special educational needs in an accepting, positive and welcoming learning environment.

We welcome visits from parents, carers and local authorities to the school, so please feel free to contact us with a view to arranging a visit at a mutually convenient time.

Head Teacher, Kerri Louca-Weston

Take a virtual tour

Our unique school environment is the perfect backdrop for teaching and learning.

Press play to take a tour of our inspirational learning environment and listen to the head teacher talk about the comprehensive facilities, learning opportunities this brings and the supportive staff team.

To take a full tour of our school please contact us directly.

Find out more about our offer here

Aims and ethos

We are committed to providing our pupils with a happy, nurturing and motivating atmosphere for them to enjoy their learning and where they are encouraged to reach their potential.

We are dedicated to providing

  • Positive, safe and nurturing environments where pupils are valued as individuals and can develop their confidence, self-esteem, independence, self-discipline and respect.
  • The highest quality outcomes socially, emotionally and academically through a wide range of personalised opportunities.
  • Strong links between home, school and the wider community in order to support pupils’ learning and enable them to develop skills that will benefit them both during and after their time at Avon Park School.

Our school at a glance

Small class sizes with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.

A unique and personalised curriculum model that ensures academic success, individualised development and preparation for adulthood.

Integrated Team Around the Child (ITAC) meetings, where all staff involved with the child discusses progress and plan new strategies, establishing an integrated approach between education and therapy.

In-school Clinical Team, which liaises with external agencies to provide highly effective and individual therapeutic interventions.

Awards and accreditations

Our children's homes

When required, we are able to provide a complete 52 week wrap around care through our Witherslack Group partner children’s homes.

What makes our school unique?

From our tailored curriculum to exploring the news that has us jumping for joy, start your search to explore what makes us truly unique.

We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group

We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group, the UK’s leading education provider for children and young people with special educational needs, as evidenced by sector leading Ofsted judgements and our unmatched placement stability, school attendance and outcomes for young people.

Witherslack Group provide specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.

Find out more about our Group here

Make an enquiry

Whether you are interested in your child attending our school or just want to know more information about our offer, contact our team.

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