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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

Back to School

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.
12 Jun 2020

Happy Volunteers' Week!

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

Seven Autism Friendly Activities

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

Pandemic Perspectives

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

Three Little Birds

Sign-a-long to Three Little Birds with our Lifeskills team
22 May 2020
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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