About Us

‘Every day is an opportunity to shine'
Barndale House School is an all age special school for children and young people aged between 2 and 19 years with a diversity of learning needs and different abilities.
A small school with big ambitions!
Our Mission Statement
At Barndale House School we are committed to providing a high quality education in a safe, welcoming and supportive environment where different abilities and individuality are accepted, respected and celebrated.  We believe that every child and young person has something special to offer the world and that our school is a place where this can be nurtured and realised.
Our Values

As a school we value:

-          Kindness – showing care and compassion towards others

-          Equality – seeing everybody as having equal worth

-          Respect – appreciating the differences, skills and talents of others

-          Co-operation – working together to achieve shared goals

-          Determination – aiming high and always trying your best

Our values underpin everything we do at Barndale and have been agreed in consultation with staff, pupils, parents and other members of our school community.  Our values are embedded within all aspects of school life and are promoted through assemblies, lessons, social times and other extra-curricular activities. 

 Our Aims:

All of our learners will…

-          have access to a meaningful, creative and balanced curriculum which enables them to progress socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically

-          receive high quality teaching, learning and care within a happy, fun and stimulating environment

-          develop the skills to interact and communicate with others and to enjoy positive, meaningful relationships with a range of people

-          become confident, active participants within their local community and beyond

-          be prepared for an adult life in which they have the greatest possible degree of independence