Special Announcement

We’ve been waiting for a long time to have our specially designed new building to house the School for Autism… and we are delighted to announce that it’s finally ready!

In March 2017 preparations began on site next to our current building, to make way for a new school building designed to meet th needs of our children with Autism. We’ve had cranes, bulldozers, scaffolding, all manner of people in hard hats and slowly but surely have watched the building magic happen. Finally, after a few missed deadlines and lots and lots of hard work and waiting, the moment is here when we can move into the building.

It already looks fantastic, and we have packed up and been busily getting all of teh equipment and resources needed moved in…

On Monday 29th October, the School for Autism @ Newfield is open for business! If you haven’t been able to attend one of our series of open events and tours, and want to come and find out what all the excitement is about, please get in touch with us and we will happily show you around!

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Newfield School
Old Bank Lane
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 2PW

01254 588 600

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Safeguarding

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.

Full copies of Policies and Procedures related to all aspects of Safeguarding, and the Complaints Policy, are available on request from Geoff Fitzpatrick, Head Teacher and Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Equality Duty

Newfield School complies with the general and specific duties of the Equality Act (2010). In accordance with the duty we publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard to the need to;

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination
  • Advance equality of opportunity
  • Foster good relations

These specific duties have been considered in relation to all our policies and procedures in school. Our objectives will be reported on and published as part of the Governance public documents available for inspection under the Freedom of Information Regulations and Data Protection duties and in the school newsletter to parents.

Our Equality Objectives are set, reviewed and published annually in our School Development Plan.

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