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, 22nd Apr 2019

12:00 am

Easter Holiday

Tuesday, 23rd Apr 2019

8:45 am

school re opens for pupils

Monday, 6th May 2019

12:00 am

May Day Bank Holiday

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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

Easter Assembly

On our last day of term, all of Newfield school came together to share in our Easter assembly. Primary performed a beautiful wheelchair dance rendition of Spring Chicken and there was also a wonderful dance by our pupils developing their independent walking…

Easter 19 Wellbeing Breakfast

Bright and early this morning, before school started, staff enjoyed a wellbeing breakfast - and opportunity to come together before the children arrive for a chat, a cuppa, a seasonal snack and some time to relax with colleagues at the end of this busy term. Staff enjoyed toast, bunny shaped crumpets…

Greatest Showman Performance

This morning, after a long rehearsal and preparation period, the 14-19 age phase pupils put on their spectacular production of ‘The Greatest Showman’. There were papier-mâché elephants, giraffes, lions; a big-top style ceiling, fantastic costumes and special effects. The pupils acted, danced and sang - there were lots of lively, enthusiastic performances and…

Latest Autism News

School For Autism @ Newfield is Officially Open

Today was a very special day here at Newfield School. We celebrated the opening of our new school with a number of events through the afternoon including celebrity visits, inspirational, motivational speakers and much more…

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Awards and Accreditations

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