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.

We place the highest priority on ensuring the safety of all pupils at Aycliffe School.

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Chid Protection and Safeguarding Policy which can be found in the policies section on our website.

Safeguarding is also embedded throughout the school curriculum, providing pupils with the knowledge and skills to keep themselves safe in all aspects of life.

Our Prevent Single Point of Contact for the School is: Libby Minnes, School Principal)


Designated Safeguarding Officer

Libby Minnes 
(School Principal)
[email protected]
01325 328090

Quality Manager

Helen Mitchell
[email protected]
01325 328090

Safeguarding and Welfare Officer

Lily Foster
[email protected]
01325 328090