The following information is aimed at giving you an insight into the life and work of Newfield School. It is hoped that it will provide initial answers to some of the questions that you may wish to ask and will guide you to further sources of information you may need.
The web site is in a number of sections covering most aspects of school life and should give you a flavour of what is available at the school. If you require any further information or would like an informal talk or visit, please feel free to contact the school. You are very welcome to come and meet the pupils and staff at work.
Newfield School is a multi-faith school maintained by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council that provides high quality specialist education for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years. We pride ourselves in meeting the needs of our pupils and students who have a wide range of learning needs, including autism, complex medical needs and sensory impairments. We achieve this in partnership with families and carers, providing advice and support, as we feel this is imperative.
We promote a multi-disciplinary approach to the pupils’ education and care that includes a full-time health care team - physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists supporting, and working collaboratively with, a highly qualified and dedicated staff. We also liaise extensively with outside agencies to ensure all aspects of well-being for our children and young people’s lives are met.
On the yellow information area of our website you will find a wealth of general information that is relevent to all areas of school.
Our blue section is dedicated to our school for autism @ Newfield and contains everything you need to know about this part of the family.
The red area of the site has all the information about our main school for children and young people with SEND.
As we enter July and near the end of the summer term, children at home and in school have been busy - here are a couple of activities to share - don’t forget to send in photos of artwork for the Children’s Art Week competition, as well of course as photos of what you are getting up to - we love…
Published: 03 July 2020
Children’s Art Week is a UK-wide programme that gives children and young people the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of art activities online, at home and in schools across three weeks in June and July. Each week will focus on a special theme. The 2020 themes are… Week 1 (from 29 June): The Natural World…
Published: 29 June 2020
Well the lovely weather has returned over the last few day and we hope everyone is managing to stay cool, get some fresh air and have some fun learning and playpen in the sunshine. in school some of the children have been able to…
Published: 25 June 2020
One of the features of Autism is that people with Autism struggle with change. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everything in our routines and daily lives into turmoil and this is a challenge for everyone, but for people with autism this sudden, unexpected change and disruption to everyday life is particularly difficult..
Published: 28 April 2020