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.
Many of our children enjoy taking part in outreach activities which includes spending time with their peers in mainstream schools. Class 3 have a link with…
Published: 23 May 2019
This afternoon we were marching and raising money for the Happy Days Children’s Charity. The fun began at 1.30pm and took place all over the place: whether it was walking in the school grounds, within school, as part of a PE session or out in the community - the idea was to…
Published: 22 May 2019
Today TG5 pupils from the Main school went to Brockholes Nature Reserve to have a look round so that they are prepared when they do their big expedition walk…
Published: 21 May 2019
This academic year one of our older classes have started work on the ‘Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award’. In order to receive the award our students have to complete a number of different tasks.
Published: 16 May 2019