Meadowpark News

We aspire to provide all our learners with access to the highest quality of learning and teaching alongside a mix of evidence based Autism specific approaches in order to maximise their success and encourage achievement in its broadest sense.

Our aim is to help all our pupils be the best they can be as:

  • Successful learners
  • Confident individuals
  • Responsible citizens
  • Effective contributors

Meadowpark News

Published: Fri 23 Mar 2018

World Autism Awareness Week starts on Monday in preparation for April Autism Awareness month, and in assembly this morning I asked pupils what really matters to them and what we as adults and the wider Knox Academy community can offer and show support. read more here...Meadowpark newsletter 23.03.28

Published: Fri 16 Mar 2018

HGIOS 4 2.4  Personalised Support 

Removal of Barriers to Learning... Personalised Support

Published: Fri 16 Mar 2018

Technology is wonderful when it works well, and incredibly frustrating when things go wrong, especially at the last minute. As I set up the laptop for Assembly this morning I began to realise that the projector wasn’t ‘speaking’ to the laptop, it was getting closer to 9 o’clock and my anxiety levels were beginning to increase....continue reading Meadowpark Newsletter 16.03.18

Published: Fri 9 Mar 2018

It was great to get back into a routine this week. There were many lively stories that pupils told of snowdrifts, snowmen and snowball fights but also loneliness. It has to be remembered that for young people with autism 3 days without familiar routine and contact with trusted adults and a peer group can be very isolating and challenging, especially in rural communities. While the internet may offer respite from extended periods of isolation there is nothing like being surrounded by those with whom we are comfortable. I hope that this is something we all bear in mind as we continue to develop strategic pathways to progression for inclusion at all levels – in school and the wider community. Read more here...Meadowpark Newsletter 09.03.18

Published: Fri 2 Mar 2018

While there might have been no contact with pupils for the last three days due to the Red and Amber Warnings for Adverse Weather conditions, Meadowpark pupils have never been far from my mind while I have been able to work remotely updating the progress record for our Key Priorities and planning for our forthcoming visit from David Watt  @dknwatt. Read more here...Meadowpark Newsletter 02.03.18