2018 Highlights

Centre of Excellence

It has been an exciting year for the Centre of Excellence.  We have worked with parent carers, young people and partners to develop plans for a new centre for disabled children and young people.  Please see links below for more information.

York's Centre of Excellence

York's Centre of Excellence update December 2018


Going to Audiology

Parents asked the teachers of the deaf to help their children understand what was would happen when they went for an appointment in audiology. This social story can now be used to help many children, so they are not anxious about going and will begin to enjoy the experience.

Going to Audiology - Social Story


Applefields School

Applefields School have been listening to young people and making changes.

1. We got rid of the bell!!! It used to make some of the young people with autism shake! – we listened

2. Our student council are supporting us on the design of our coming website

3.  We increased the range of sweets on offer at our tuck shop!


Our Let's Celebrate Event

In October we hosted our Let's Celebrate Event to mark the 4th year of the successful implementation of the 2014 SEND Reforms.

We heard from some amazing speakers. 


Here are some of their stories:

Karen - Fred's Journey and Toy like me

Karen - Autism Drop Ins for Parent Carer's

Early Years Childcare and Inclusion Service




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