Castle School

Castle School (part of NCEA Trust) is a special school based in South East Northumberland which supports learners aged 2-19 with severe and profound and multiple learning disabilities.

Castle School aims:
- To be a happy, safe, caring environment for all our pupils and staff.
- To be a friendly and stimulating environment where learning is fun and interesting.
- To provide a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum appropriate to the needs of each child or young person, taught and assessed through individual learning programmes.
- To provide relevant opportunities and experiences

Operating as usual

Photos from Castle School's post 16/09/2021

Check out the first harvest from our school allotment!
A shout out to Oliver, who did a fantastic job in the allotment and then washed all the veg! #schoolallotment #growyourown

Photos from Castle School's post 14/09/2021

A huge congratulations to Clare and Victoria, for completing the Great North Run on Sunday. Well done ladies, running for 2 fantastic charities! #greatnorthrun #gnr2021

Photos from Castle School's post 10/09/2021

Today is 'Teacher Day' in China, so in their Mandarin lessons, Aydon Class learned how to write 'Thank You' in mandarin. #swire #teacherday #thankyou

Photos from Castle School's post 09/09/2021

It was a really special day at Castle School yesterday for one of our pupils, Harry - it was his 'all clear day' and he is now officially a childhood cancer survivor❤️. We're so incredibly happy for Harry and his family and so, so proud of him! #TeamHarrison

Photos from Castle School's post 06/09/2021

We love to support our students even when they have left us.
Following a year at Buzz College, Aaron starts a catering course at Azure today. Good luck Aaron!
#Castleforever #Castlefamily #proud

31/08/2021

We hope you've all had a great summer!
Just a quick reminder that Monday 6th September is a Training Day and we look forward to welcoming back all pupils on Tuesday 7th.
We can't wait to see you all!

We hope you've all had a great summer!
Just a quick reminder that Monday 6th September is a Training Day and we look forward to welcoming back all pupils on Tuesday 7th.
We can't wait to see you all!

Photos from SMILE Through Sport's post 19/07/2021

Photos from SMILE Through Sport's post

Castle School End of Year Celebration - School leavers 2021 16/07/2021

Castle School End of Year Celebration - School leavers 2021

Good Luck to our 'Class of 2021'
We are so incredibly proud of our school leavers, it has been an absolute pleasure and a privilege to see all that you have achieved throughout your time in Castle School. We are going to miss you all so much but we know you are more than ready for the new and exciting opportunities coming your way! #followyourdreams
https://youtu.be/tdw-R6ZaIxs

Castle School End of Year Celebration - School leavers 2021

Castle School End of Year Celebration 'The Journey So Far' 2021 16/07/2021

Castle School End of Year Celebration 'The Journey So Far' 2021

Grab a cuppa and join us for a virtual celebration as we catch up on the journey so far for our fantastic Year 6 pupils! We are so proud of you all and we are looking forward to making many more memories together, as you continue your learning journey through Castle School ! #Proud #CastleFamily
https://youtu.be/avVrJMaVut0

Castle School End of Year Celebration 'The Journey So Far' 2021

Photos from Castle School's post 15/07/2021

As well as ice-cream treats yesterday, it was also sports day for Secondary and Alnwick Class. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and the weather was perfect☀️Well done everyone!
Thank you to Lindsey and Mike for organising and making sure everyone had a great time.

Photos from Castle School's post 15/07/2021

A big thanks to Ben, Exact Education for kindly providing all Castle pupils and staff with a delicious end of term treat! Our pupils were thrilled to see the ice-cream van and make their own choices. Thank you 🍦

13/07/2021

Team Castle

Here is what Norham Class got up to on Friday! #TeamCastle⚽(Keep watching until the end.... ouch!)

Photos from Castle School's post 11/07/2021

Spot the difference, courtesy of Norham Class and a local gardening volunteer. Thank you, it looks amazing! #sensorygarden

Photos from Castle School's post 10/07/2021

We had a brilliant day yesterday, celebrating England making it to the final! Pupils and staff dressed in Red, White and Blue to cheer our team on ahead of Sunday! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿⚽
#ItsComingHome 🦁🦁🦁

08/07/2021

In light of the terrific result yesterday for England, we are going to have a non-uniform day tomorrow ( Friday 9th July). We would like the children to come to school wearing Red, White and Blue to cheer our team on. It's Coming Home!!

In light of the terrific result yesterday for England, we are going to have a non-uniform day tomorrow ( Friday 9th July). We would like the children to come to school wearing Red, White and Blue to cheer our team on. It's Coming Home!!

06/07/2021

Go Ruby!

We are so proud of Ruby, who has been working really hard learning to use her new Grillo walker. It's hard to believe that only a few weeks ago, weight bearing was tricky for Ruby but just look at her go now! Not only taking steps, but turning around too! Well done✨

Photos from Newbiggin Maritime Centre's post 04/07/2021

Photos from Newbiggin Maritime Centre's post

29/06/2021

Three Lions

We've had some very excited football fans in school today!
Tyler has brightened everyone's day singing #ThreeLions and encouraging everyone to get involved! #ComeOnEngland⚽️

Win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school 29/06/2021

Win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school

With your help, we raised an incredible amount of money to develop our library resources - shall we keep the momentum going and try to win even MORE books? National Book Tokens are giving schools the opportunity to win up to £5000 of book tokens. All you have to do is click the link and fill in the very short form, naming Castle School as your chosen school.' Thank you Vicky for sharing this with us.

https://www.nationalbooktokens.com/schools

Win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school Fill their library with new books - plus you could win £100/€120 just for you!

27/06/2021

As part of School Diversity Week, Norham Class spent time sharing why each of their class mates should be proud of themselves. They've put up some posters to help remind everyone in Castle to be proud of who they are! #ProudToBeMe

As part of School Diversity Week, Norham Class spent time sharing why each of their class mates should be proud of themselves. They've put up some posters to help remind everyone in Castle to be proud of who they are! #ProudToBeMe

Timeline Photos 25/06/2021

Timeline Photos

For #SchoolDiversityWeek, we’re celebrating why we want our Trust schools to be a place where every child – including those who are LGBT+ or have LGBT+ families – can be themselves at school.

Photos from Castle School's post 24/06/2021

Our super #ecowarriors have been working hard to keep our outdoor areas clean and tidy this week. It was fantastic to hear our pupils explain why they were doing this - helping to 'protect the world', 'save animals' and 'save the world'. Well done!

Castle School library gets a boost thanks to pupils’ efforts | Castle School 21/06/2021

Castle School library gets a boost thanks to pupils’ efforts | Castle School

Thank you all so much for supporting our sponsored 'Ready, Steady, Listen' event. In total, we raised an incredible £762.25 which qualified us for 60% additional funding, which now means we have £1219.20 to spend on books to develop our library resources!
Read more here: https://castle.ncea.org.uk/castle-school-library-gets-a-boost-thanks-to-pupils-efforts/

Castle School library gets a boost thanks to pupils’ efforts | Castle School As part of an enrichment day to engage pupils at Castle School in reading and listening activities, our children took part in a themed sponsored ‘Ready, Steady, Listen” event in partnership with Usbourne Books. For different amounts of money raised, it was agreed that Usbourne Books would provid...

Timeline Photos 17/06/2021

Timeline Photos

We're looking for a number of enthusiastic, dynamic and resourceful individuals to join a dedicated and hardworking team of specialised support staff at Castle School - our SEND provision within the NCEA Trust. Find out more and apply: https://buff.ly/3fALrji

Timeline Photos 13/06/2021

Timeline Photos

We're looking for a number of enthusiastic, dynamic and resourceful individuals to join a dedicated and hardworking team of specialised support staff at Castle School - our SEND provision within the NCEA Trust. Find out more and apply: https://buff.ly/3fALrji

Timeline Photos 12/06/2021

Timeline Photos

The latest issue of our LIGHThouse newsletter is out now. Catch up on all the latest news from across our Trust schools and find out more about an exclusive free delivery offer from our uniform supplier, Michael Sehgal! https://buff.ly/3vheQEZ

Timeline Photos 12/06/2021

Timeline Photos

Have you seen one yet? Our #WaveofThanks billboards are now live! 🎉😮😍

We've had a whopping 2400 messages from you shouting out the amazing things your community has been doing. Showing the nation what we already know... the education community is truly outstanding! There's still time to get your message or your thank you on a billboard. Here are a few ways to get involved...

💙 Draw, doodle, paint or type a thank you. We have a handy resource to help 👉 https://www.twinkl.co.uk/l/1crq26

💙 Send a thank you postcard 👉 https://www.twinkl.co.uk/l/1c9ok4

💙 Share your message with us using #WaveOfThanks or email us at [email protected]

You could be our next billboard star across the UK! 🤩

#teacherappreciation #educatorappreciation #thankyouteachers

Thanks to JCDecaux for all your support organising these billboards!

09/06/2021

Our enterprise team would like to say a big thanks to our wonderful families and staff, for supporting their jam business.
We are very proud to say that they made a fantastic £203 profit!!
They've already got their eye on a new piece of equipment 👀
#reinvestment #schoolenterprise

Our enterprise team would like to say a big thanks to our wonderful families and staff, for supporting their jam business.
We are very proud to say that they made a fantastic £203 profit!!
They've already got their eye on a new piece of equipment 👀
#reinvestment #schoolenterprise

Photos from SMILE Through Sport's post 07/06/2021

Photos from SMILE Through Sport's post

Photos from Castle School's post 31/05/2021

Happy Retirement!
We would like to wish Pat all the very best in her retirement.
Thank you for your many years of service and for all of the care you have shown to our pupils – we will miss you!

Photos from Castle School's post 28/05/2021

We had a wonderful day yesterday!
Circus adventures, fabulous fairy tales and a day that was full of magical moments🧙‍♂️✨

Thank you so much for all of your support, helping us to raise money to develop our library resources. Thanks to Storm and Louise for organising a fantastic day for us all!

#EnrichmentDay #readysteadylisten #usbournebooks

27/05/2021

“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Today we made some magical potions using secret ingredients, and they worked!! Watch our video to find out how they made us feel💪

#EnrichmentDay #MagicPotion

27/05/2021

'Castle School of Wizardry'
We've had all sorts of wand-erful magic happen today...
#EnrichmentDay

27/05/2021

Today was no ordinary day.... we arrived at school to find the Hogwarts Express in Langley Class!!

We've had such a good day, look out for a bumper post tomorrow with LOTS of photographs.
#EnrichmentDay

Photos from Castle School's post 26/05/2021

We are really looking forward to our enrichment day tomorrow, to raise money to develop and enhance our library resources.

We have lots of fun activities planned all linked to our favourite books. Primary theme will be 'Show Time' (circus and fairy tales)
Secondary theme will be 'Magic'. Our pupils are welcome to wear non uniform or costumes for the day.
#readysteadylisten #lovetoread

Videos (show all)

Team Castle
Go Ruby!
Three Lions
Jingle
Money
Parachutes
Joke Competition

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Ashington
NE63 9FZ

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 2pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4pm
Friday 8:30am - 4pm
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