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Welcome to our school

Springwell is a primary school for children aged 4 – 11 years with complex learning difficulties.  All our children have a severe level of learning difficulties and many have associated disabilities such as autism, speech and language disorders and challenging behaviour.  Every child within the School has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).


We pride ourselves on the quality of each individual pupils’ education and our work with families and carers.  Working in partnership, we strive to achieve the very best for each child and offer support and guidance to families to enable consistency across home and school.


Our purpose built school has wonderful facilities and specialist teaching rooms including an art room, food technology room and ICT suite, as well as a modern hydrotherapy pool, soft play room and two multi-sensory interactive rooms.   


We are currently undergoing a significant building programme, phase 1 of which is currently under way and phase 2 is due to complete in Summer 2018, which will provide additional space and purpose built facilities to enable us to provide more children with the individual education and support that they need.


In February 2015 we were very pleased to have our application endorsed as a Teaching School. Significantly this means that Springwell can continue to develop educational practice to support children and their families with SEND, for example, training new teachers, running courses about SEND and taking part in research to enhance what we already provide. Please click here to access our teaching school website.


Thank you for looking at our web site.  We encourage visits from prospective parents to have the opportunity to meet with you and share further information and details about our school.


Jackie Partridge 


Head teacher


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