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Portfield School ‘egg-ceed’ expectations with Autism Awareness Week

Last week students at Portfield School took part in a week of fundraising activities to mark World Autism Awareness Day, raising over £1,600!
7 Apr 2021

“Accept Our Autism” – Give individual gifts for individual challenges

To mark World Autism Awareness Day we have launched an Amazon Wish List campaign.
2 Apr 2021

Portfield School Eco Heroes support local homeless shelter

Three of our Portfield School students make blankets for the homeless from recycled crisp packets
22 Mar 2021

Launching our surprise AWellbeing week

​Our lovely HR department organised a surprise wellbeing week for the entire Autism Wessex team as a thank you for their hard work and commitment.
16 Mar 2021

Autism Wessex welcomes first tenants to new supported living property

Our brand-new supported living home in Christchurch has just opened its doors and welcomed the first two tenants.
1 Mar 2021

Meet the newest addition to Portfield School - Snodgrass!

Each term our ‘Sandbanks’ class will be creating something new and purposeful from old materials – take a look at their biggest project yet.
22 Jan 2021

Portfield School's 'Forest School' Awarded Green Flag Status

In spite of many restrictions during Lockdowns, it hasn’t stopped the students and the school team pressing on to achieve their goals
16 Jan 2021

Autism Wessex appoints new Director of Adult Services

We are thrilled to welcome Deborah Rice as our Director of Adult Services at Autism Wessex.
15 Jan 2021

Grant Christmas Wishes

Be amazing and support our Amazon Christmas Wishlist this year!
22 Dec 2020

Farewell to Martin James

A tribute, thanks and farewell to Martin James, Trustee and great friend of the charity from us all at Autism Wessex
6 Nov 2020

A message from our CEO on Covid-19

Hear from our CEO, Siún Cranny, about the progress we've made and our focus for the future
2 Oct 2020

Thanks for being AWesome!

We want to say thank you to our incredible Teaching Assistants and announce the creation of some exciting new roles at Portfield School.
16 Sep 2020

Safe Space Cabin

A brand new addition has been installed at one of our residential homes.
15 Sep 2020

Finley's Story

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, and the incredible work of our staff, Finley was able to learn a new life skill.
6 Sep 2020

Back to School Tips

Helpful tips and advice for managing the 'Back to School' change in routine
4 Sep 2020

On the Hunt for a New Lifeskills Centre

We're on the look out for a bigger Lifeskills Centre - Can you help?
26 Aug 2020

A big thank you!

We'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone that participated, donated or simply cheered us on for our Portfield School Playground Appeal!
3 Aug 2020

Face Covering Exemption

Find our printable explanation sheet and card for face covering exemption here.
30 Jul 2020

"What will a new playground mean to you?"

We asked some of our staff and pupils why a brand-new playground would mean so much to them. Here’s what they had to say…
17 Jul 2020

Wheels Workshop and SMUGA Opening

Our Wheels Workshop and Sensory Multi Use Games Area are both officially open!
4 Jul 2020
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