Welcome to Great Education

Our school provides an inclusive education for pupils aged 3 to 18, who have complex physical and sensory needs. At Fountaindale we work hard, as a team to ensure that each and every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.


Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

Our ethos within the Foundation Stage can be described as ‘Learning to play and playing to learn.’ Our days are filled with stimulating sensory play experiences. It is busy, noisy and messy but it is always good fun!

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Pre-Formal Curriculum

The pre-formal curriculum is for pupils with profound and complex needs who need a special approach to their learning. The curriculum focuses on how best the pupils learn and celebrates the different abilities and achievements of each individual.

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Semi Formal Curriculum

The semi-formal curriculum recognises those pupils that have a range of complex learning difficulties and disabilities; it is the combination of two or more of these difficulties the curriculum is designed to meet through a personalised learning approach.

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Formal Curriculum

The formal curriculum is for pupils who are working at National Curriculum levels at the end of Key Stage 2. This group of pupils are largely taught through individual subjects such as Maths, English and Science. Some pupils will still…

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Curriculum Enrichment

The curriculum for all pupils is enriched in various ways to ensure creative opportunities for learning. This includes visits to school by music, theatre and drama groups etc. and residential visits locally, nationally and internationally.

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Extended School Curriculum

We are committed to providing our pupils with a wide range of experiences outside of the school day.

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