Cricket Green School
"Like school, only better"
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Cricket Green School
Lower Green West
Mitcham, CR4 3AF
Tel: 0208 640 1177
Headteacher: Mrs Celia Dawson
Cricket Green School is a community in which we aim to educate and develop children, in order that they lead independent, fulfilled and happy lives. We aim to enable pupils to make informed choices and to develop greater levels of independence together with an increased awareness of themselves as learners, as individuals and as members of their local community. With this aim in mind,we work hard to ensure that each pupil has many opportunities during their school life to develop skills, qualifications and confidence.
We have a highly-skilled staff of teachers, assistants, lunchtime supervisors and office staff.
We work hard to ensure that each pupil has many opportunities during their school life to develop skills, qualifications and confidence. We aim for pupils to increase their employability options, use their leisure time and enable each one to make a contribution to their community.
Pupils follow a curriculum based on the National Curriculum. We enable pupils to develop their Maths and Literacy skills through direct teaching and real life experiences. Much of our learning is done through our Creative Curriculum thematically based blocks of learning that enables skills development. Our older pupils follow personalised learning plans and gain accreditations in a range of subjects and interests.
Cricket Green is a school for pupils within the age range 4 to 19 who have diverse learning needs.
At Cricket Green School everyone has the right to be treated equally regardless of gender, culture, belief or exceptional need.
All pupils admitted to the school should have a statement of special educational needs specifing their learning needs and the provision required to meet those needs.
At Cricket Green school we aim to provide an environment within which all pupils can feel safe and secure. We aim to assist pupils to develop self confidence and self esteem so that they learn to respect themselves and others, both within the school and the local community.
Pupils at the school experience many difficulties. The needs of the pupils are diverse and wide ranging and may include the following:-
significant global learning difficulties
physical, social or emotional immaturity
poor social, interactive or personal skills
inappropriate behaviour associated with learning need
low self esteem
language and communication difficulties
identified autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD or other diagnosed conditions
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