Charity Number: 279838
Aims & Objectives of Linwood School Charitable Trust
The objectives of the Linwood School Charitable Trust are to advance the education and wellbeing of the pupils, their families and the wider community. We seek to provide support and assist in the provision and specialist equipment across all campuses to enhance learning and wellbeing.
The Charitable Trust Committee meets at least once every term and holds the AGM during the Autumn Term. The Committee considers the fundraising and donations received and reports on balances of account and agreed purchases made on behalf of the Trust. A copy of the audited accounts are sent to the Charities Commission annually which will also be reported to the Governing Board and are available to view on the school website.
Our aim is to support the school, by providing resources, specialist equipment, developing outside spaces or providing funds for
New members are welcome throughout the year.
Our current project is to raise a significant amount of money for the repair, maintenance and redesign of the swimming pool.
Trustee members of the Charitable Trust
Julie Jeanes: Executive Headteacher, Linwood School
Verity McAuley: School Business Manager, Linwood School
Julie Clarke: Chair of the Governing Body
Sekai Mujeyi: Parent of former pupil at Linwood School
Donna Hollingworth: Admin Officer and Trust Secretary
Linwood School Mission Statement
We aim to provide a centre of excellence in which individuals are valued and encouraged to give of their best.
A very special choice
Linwood School currently has five campuses:
- Linwood Campus provides for 210 pupils aged 3-19, with a comprehensive range of special educational needs.
- Littlewood Campus is an Early Years ASD specific provision with places for 12 full-time early year pupils.
- Springwood Campus provides for 42 pupils aged 3-19, diagnosed with autism spectrum condition and 18 pupils with Asperger’s Syndrome aged 7-16.
- Summerwood Campus provides for 30 students aged 16-19, who have a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome.
- CHI—Classroom in the Heart of the Industry provides for students aged 16-19, predominately for students with more moderate learning needs, working in partnership with the Marsham Court Hotel, Tesco and Citygate.
At Linwood we believe that parents are the primary educators of their children. We strive to build and maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and dialogue in which the needs of the children are paramount. Our aims for all our pupils are:
- For all individuals to aspire to achieving their full potential and be the very best they can.
- To adopt a child/young person centred approach to learning and development.
- To provide a safe, secure, friendly, welcoming and supportive environment
- To encourage all individuals to make the right choices
- To promote a caring and happy community in which all pupils can thrive and feel valued and to meet our pupils’ academic, physical, emotional and social needs
- Through a motivating, accessible curriculum make learning a pleasurable experience and offering an opportunity for all pupils to develop as high a standard of achievement as individually possible and to equip them with the basic skills
- To promote a fully inclusive, total communication environment
- To assist pupils to develop a level of maturity, independence, individuality, self-confidence and self-esteem
- To assist pupils to leave school prepared for further education/training, employment, leisure and lifelong learning
- To assist pupils to lead as independent life as possible, to integrate socially and develop young people as good citizens
- To foster a positive school/home partnership