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Meet the newest addition to Portfield School - Snodgrass!

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

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

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

Autism Wessex appoints new Director of Adult Services

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

Grant Christmas Wishes

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

Farewell to Martin James

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

A message from our CEO on Covid-19

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

Thanks for being AWesome!

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

Safe Space Cabin

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

Finley's Story

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

Back to School Tips

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

On the Hunt for a New Lifeskills Centre

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

A big thank you!

3 August 2020
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!

Face Covering Exemption

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

"What will a new playground mean to you?"

17 July 2020
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…

Wheels Workshop and SMUGA Opening

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

Back to School

12 June 2020
It’s ‘back to school’ week for most of the UK this week, find out how we're ensuring we keep our children safe at school.

Happy Volunteers' Week!

5 June 2020
This week is Volunteers’ Week, and we’ve been reflecting on how lucky and grateful we are here at Autism Wessex!

Seven Autism Friendly Activities

29 May 2020
We've put together seven of our favourite autism friendly, home-based, activities to keep you busy during the current restrictions

Pandemic Perspectives

26 May 2020
We share some of our Pandemic Perspectives; reflecting on the past two months, and looking forward to the future.

Three Little Birds

22 May 2020
Sign-a-long to Three Little Birds with our Lifeskills team
Autism Wessex is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1000792 at Charity Hub, Portfield School, Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6BP. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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