Aycliffe School

Aycliffe School is an independent, purpose-built specialist school based at the North East Centre for Autism, Newton Aycliffe in County Durham for pupils aged 3-19


Working together to inspire, support, celebrate and equip autistic and neurodiverse people to fulfil their potential in life.

Pathway Overview

This programme is based on education milestones, communication and language development, physical development and personal social and emotional development

Entry Requirements
  • You must have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and is subject to commissioning by your local authority

  • This pathway is aimed at pupils aged 3 - 4 years

  • A three day referral visit followed by a comprehensive extended initial assessment period

Pathway Content
  • Preparing for Adulthood
  • Employment
  • Independent Living
  • Community Inclusion
  • Health and well-being
  • Communication and language development
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design
  • Safeguarding and welfare