The Cedar School

The Cedar School

Latest News

What a fantastic SPORTS DAY we had (and the sun shone!) - Thank you all for your wonderful support

Have a wonderful half term too - We are 'back in business' for the Summer Term on Monday 3rd June

Congratulations go to Sarah Kitcher who now represents our families, along with Tor Price as your Parent/Carer Governor

Finally, please also be aware that the consultation period in relation to the Review around SEND provision in the City is approaching. There is a really useful summary report of the SEND findings in the City at www.southampton.gov.uk/localoffer . It is a really important issue and therefore, it would be massively appreciated if you could get involved with the consultation and put your views across, once the proposals are available and fully formed.

 

Aims and values

Ofsted Quote

Relationships are incredibly strong, creating an atmosphere of trust to flourish.

- 3rd July 2018                                    

For full report and Parent View please follow the links below:

Ofsted Reports

Parent View

The Cedar School believes that we all learn from each other (‘Partners in learning’), old and young, and every member of the school is accepted for who they are, and what they can do, and not what other people think they should be.

As such all classes are fully inclusive and are determined by children’s individual level of need and circumstances as opposed to age groupings/Key stages. We have high levels of expectations for all our children and we aim to fully extend their academic and social development alongside overcoming many of the challenges that our young people face daily.  High levels of staffing and individualised learning programmes ensure both the learning and social needs of each child are met within their class team, alongside their physical requirements, access to learning needs, health requirements, personal care and PHSE/wellbeing/key working support.

Throughout their time at Cedar School children may receive varying levels of support according to their changing needs and circumstances.

Through close partnership and multi-disciplinary working we believe that The Cedar School:

  • Provides a positive learning environment where children develop new skills and learn how to apply them in a concrete and meaningful way
  • Encourages, supports and challenges all pupils to achieve their full potential
  • Embraces individual needs  and promotes their self esteem
  • Develops and supports children to be healthier and more able to understand their own personal difficulties and challenges
  • Provides a caring, safe and secure environment where children are taught to understand their own place in their wider community and to ensure personal, individual success
  • Promotes effective working partnerships with parents, carers and external agencies and works in conjunction with NHS colleagues
  • Works in a multi-disciplinary way to attend to the holistic needs of our young people and to support our children’s families
  • Teaches pupils to communicate effectively and to be independent and be able to make good choices
  • Utilises the community to enhance the learning curriculum and to support pupils to practise and extend their social skills
  • Develops pupils self-esteem, confidence and independence in preparation for their challenges ahead in adult life