23rd September 2015

Free Event for Parents

Our Chilworth House Upper and Lower Schools have launched their latest parent event, which will be open to both current and prospective parents. The free to attend event, which is run in partnership with IPSEA, will be held at the school on Friday 15th May.  The full day workshop will focus on providing parents with…

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23rd September 2015

Pupils enjoy ‘Carnival of Colours’

The pupils at Chilworth House School recently enjoyed celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi. They learnt the meaning behind the festival and thoroughly enjoyed getting involved with the traditional carnival of colours. As the photographs show, everyone had great fun. You may be asking why one of the staff team is dressed as a pirate….

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23rd September 2015

Pupils plant idea that may grow into a school tradition

Pupils from Chilworth House School’s Willow Class are excited to have started, what they hope will become, an annual tradition. Even more impressively, the pupils have demonstrated a real understanding and appreciation of the environment and a positive attitude to being eco-friendly. So just what have they done?  The pupils made the decision to not…

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23rd September 2015

Wood Carving Day: Creating the Sensory Garden

This term the whole school are involved in the planning, design and building of a new sensory garden in the school grounds. The pupils have thoroughly enjoyed the chance to debate ideas about what they would like to see in their garden, planning how it should look and what they would like it to include….

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23rd September 2015

New Outdoor Areas Support Pupil Progress

Chilworth House are supporting pupil progress through the creative use of the school’s new outdoor area. Working closely with the school’s consultant Occupational Therapist, staff have designed a sensory diet for each pupil which prepares them for and maintains their ability to learn. “Pupils, with the most significant sensory needs at our school, have a…

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23rd September 2015

Art Project

Chilworth House School pupils recently worked together to create a collaborative art project.  Each pupil spent time in the school grounds for inspiration before expressing themselves through painting pebbles and creating flags to decorate a communal school area. This area is now used as a quiet spot where pupils go to have keyworker sessions or…

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23rd September 2015

Adventure Playground at Chilworth

A new Adventure Playground has been developed for pupils at Chilworth House School. The primary purpose of the playground is to provide a space where pupils with Sensory Modulation Difficulties can work on their ‘sensory diets’ in a fun way. Equipment includes a zip wire, climbing equipment, nest swing and a tunnel. “The playground has…

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23rd September 2015

Alternative Curriculum at Chilworth House

New pupils to Chilworth House have recently benefited from a new alternative curriculum the school are using to engage and motivate its learners. In addition to new pupils who are often disaffected from their learning when first arriving, the school also opened the programme to pupils whose attendance or behaviour was causing a concern. During…

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