Action Research – Abbey Hill Special School & Performing Arts College

Observations and discussions with staff confirmed this had had positive outcomes for all pupils

Action Research – ‘Can young people with Autism and Complex Learning Needs have a voice in their own learning and engage with imaginary worlds in a creative enquiry curriculum?’  Abbey Hill Special School & Performing Arts College, Stoke-on-Trent.

…a ‘Creative Enquiry Curriculum’ which takes a thematic approach to the curriculum has been trialled. Observations and discussions with staff confirmed this had had positive outcomes for all pupils… Where best practice was observed there is an effective balance between exposing children to novel, challenging experiences and ensuring that they feel safe and secure…such lessons created a real sense of captivating excitement and enjoyment.” Autism Accreditation Report (2012)