About Cleaswell Hill School (inc. Ethos, Culture & Core Values)

Cleaswell Hill School is a day community Special School for 174 children (designated age range 2-19). Some pupils have additional physical difficulties, medical or emotional needs, and others are identified as being within the autistic spectrum.

The school has a large, well-qualified and talented team of teaching and support staff who together provide a personalized, quality learning experience for each child. 

Strong support is also received from a team of visiting professionals, including speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

At Cleaswell Hill School we aim to provide a happy, secure, stimulating environment which allows children to become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

We aim to:

  • Provide personalised learning for all, allowing pupils to achieve and progress according to their personal needs, abilities and aspirations.
  • Ensure that all pupils enjoy education through a rich variety of activities and opportunities in school and the wider community.
  • Promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, where pupils have a voice in the school and their views are shared and listened to.
  • Provide all pupils with access to individual care and supportnetworks through access to highly trained, motivated and caring professionals.
  • Encourage high standards of behaviour and self-discipline.