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 Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy which can be accessed here, or on the Policies page of this 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 Principal, Kirsty Carr.


Designated Safeguarding Officer

Kirsty Carr 
[email protected]
01325 328090

Designated Persons

Boris Ebbing

Vice Principal


John Hardie

Vice Principal

[email protected]