Welcome to Newfield.

The following information is aimed at giving you an insight into the life and work of Newfield School. It is hoped that it will provide initial answers to some of the questions that you may wish to ask and will guide you to further sources of information you may need.

The web site is in a number of sections covering most aspects of school life and should give you a flavour of what is available at the school. If you require any further information or would like an informal talk or visit, please feel free to contact the school. You are very welcome to come and meet the pupils and staff at work.

Newfield School is a multi-faith school maintained by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council that provides high quality specialist education for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years. We pride ourselves in meeting the needs of our pupils and students who have a wide range of learning needs, including autism, complex medical needs and sensory impairments. We achieve this in partnership with families and carers, providing advice and support, as we feel this is imperative.

We promote a multi-disciplinary approach to the pupils’ education and care that includes a full-time health care team - physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists supporting, and working collaboratively with, a highly qualified and dedicated staff. We also liaise extensively with outside agencies to ensure all aspects of well-being for our children and young people’s lives are met.

Upcoming Events

Friday, 14th Dec 2018

12:00 pm

Pupil Christmas Lunch

Monday, 17th Dec 2018

1:45 pm

Christmas Carols in the Hall

Tuesday, 18th Dec 2018

12:00 pm

Staff Christmas Lunch

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On the yellow information area of our website you will find a wealth of general information that is relevent to all areas of school.

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School for Autism

Our blue section is dedicated to our school for autism @ Newfield and contains everything you need to know about this part of the family.

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Main School

The red area of the site has all the information about our main school for children and young people with SEND.

Latest News From Our Blog

Accrington Lions Donation

Always working hard for school, today - Saturday - 3 of our teachers went along to visit Accrington Lions. They had invited a few of our teachers, Helen Thomas, Emma Taylor and Mariya Collector, to come along…

Christmas Fair 2018

This morning we held our annual Christmas Fair - and what a busy, festive occasion it was! There were lots of different stalls selling items children have made, raffles, tombolas, games and the wonderful café. We had entertainment from Corus Brass who played festive tunes to make a wonderful atmosphere. Father Christmas had his grotto…

Letters to Santa

Today some of younger pupils had planned to go to the local post office to post some very special letters to Father Christmas. Unfortunately, it was far too cold, wet and windy for anyone to want to go out - even for this very important mission! So…

Latest Autism News

Siblings and Autism

Having a brother or sister with autism can be a reward, a delight and a challenge for many children…

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Awards and Accreditations

‘Parents agree ‘Newfield is an exceptional school’’. Ofsted, 2016.