NAS Church Lawton School
The National Autistic Society
Type of service: Day schools, Schools
Church Lawton School is a free school sponsored by The National Autistic Society (NAS). Church Lawton School caters for 60 children and young people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) aged 4 to 19. The school is a collaboration between the NAS and local authorities, voluntary groups, schools and parents. The school will benefit from the NAS's 50 years' experience in the autism education sector and an evidenced commitment to continually improving outcomes for children and young people with autism. Free schools represent a new model of education.
Inclusion opportunities will be available for each child and may involve joining certain classes at mainstream school, or going to after-school clubs and other social occasions. Information Technology (IT) will be used to offer a range of learning opportunities and participation in community events will be encouraged. For some children, the first step toward inclusion will be learning to tolerate being in a classroom with one or more peers.
Church Lawton School will have a 'revolving door' policy for some pupils and equip them with the skills they need to be able to return to mainstream education.
Age: From age 4 to 19
Aimed at: Adult , Child , Young person
Gender: All genders
Registrations & Approaches
Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific
The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers
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Paul Scales - Principal
Cherry Tree Avenue, Church Lawton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 3EL