Castle Wood School

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Castle Wood School  


Castle Wood school is a large broad spectrum special primary school (4-11 years) with 118 pupils.  

The school was formed in April 2008, as the result of the amalgamation of two special schools, Deedmore and Hawkesbury. Castle Wood School relocated to new purpose- built premises in September 2010, co-located with Moat House Primary School. The school has been carefully planned to enable access for all pupils. 

Castle Wood school admits pupils with a wide range of disabilities and special educational needs, including profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders.

Castle Wood school has an after-school club which is open to any child with a statement of special educational needs in the city, and their siblings. The club has Charitable status and is managed by the governing body. Sessions are on offer after school, alternate Saturdays 10.00 am - 3pm  and summer holidays over a 4 week period, 5 days a week 10.00 am -3pm .  

The school has achieved OFSTED Outstanding in January 2015, ICT mark February 2015, Healthy schools and Silver Eco schools.