Ashbrooke School - Witherslack Group

We are a coeducational, specialist day school in Sunderland, providing high quality education for pupils between the ages of 5-18 years. We meet the needs of a diverse group of pupils with a range of complex educational needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.

Some of the key features that pupils can experience at Ashbrooke School include:

  • Comprehensive onsite therapeutic support which is integrated into the curriculum and school life as a whole and supported by Witherslack Group’s Therapy Team.
  • A unique and personalised curriculum model which aims to improve self-esteem, motivation and achievement, engage pupils in their learning and develop skills for adult life.
  • Ongoing assessment and progression monitoring to ensure all young people make at least expected progress and are working to realise their full potential.
  • A dynamic approach to the use of technology with all young people being provided with an iPad to support their learning.
  • Small class sizes of no more than eight pupils with high teacher to pupil ratios.

When is it on?

Time of day

Who to contact

Contact name
Clair Brown
Contact position
Local Authority Partnerships Manager
0191 607 5610

Where to go

Ashbrooke School
Ashbrooke Road
Tyne and Wear

Other details

Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Referrals into the school are made direct from the SEN Team within the local authority.

Age range
5-18 years

Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.

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Address: Ashbrooke Road  Sunderland  Tyne and Wear

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