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

Monday, 19th Nov 2018

9:00 am

Children Commissioners Takeover Week

Tuesday, 20th Nov 2018

9:00 am

Children Commissioners Takeover Week

Wednesday, 21st Nov 2018

9:00 am

Children Commissioners Takeover Week

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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

Children in Need 2018

Today we’ve had lots of spotty fun, raising money for Children in Need. Everyone has dressed up, or down in spotty outfits, Pudsey clothes or just their comfy jeans! There has been an Art competition with some fabulous yellow Pudsey slipper socks for the three lucky winners - one from each age phase! We held a cake stall…

IQM Network Meeting

Today we held the IQM Collaborative Inclusion Network North West meeting. We had visitors from 9 school within the North West. We meet every term to discuss and share good practice…

Odd Socks Day - Anti-bullying Week 2018

Today lots of us wore odd socks to school to celebrate the start of Anti-bullying Week! The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect’ and the idea of the odd socks is…

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.