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.

A special guest came to Aycliffe school to help raise awareness of the Jewish faith and commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Bess Robertson from Darlington Synagogue shared family artefacts such as Hebrew texts, items of clothing and food.

Class 6 made Challah bread for people to try, and pupils also joined in with a whole-school artwork inspired by Jewish artist Otto Freundlich, who died in a concentration camp.