Peterhouse School provides education and care for children 6 to
13 years with autism, moderate learning difficulties and complex needs.
Some children may have other medical conditions or additional needs
such as ADHD, epilepsy. Some young people may exhibit challenging behaviours. Many young people are
non-verbal, pre-verbal or have limited functional language. Academically young people are generally working
from lower P scales through to lower National Curriculum levels.
DREAM . BELIEVE. ACHIEVE
The classroom environment at Peterhouse allows your childs’ educators to give them the time and attention that they need in order to succeed. We believe in keeping class numbers low to maximum learning potential.
Improve childrens development and help them socialise with other children around them.
Life Long Learning
We believe in equipping your children with the skills to be able to learn for the rest of their lives in a loving and caring atmosphere
DOES YOUR CHILD DISPLAY SOME OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS?
- Inconsistent response to sounds
- Poor eye contact and attention span
- Speech and Language delay
- Unusual reactions to the way things smell,taste, look or feel
- Poor fine motor skills such as handwriting, cutting paper ect
- clumsy movement or poor coordination
- Delays in academic achievement.
Our Vision and Mission
Peterhouse School provides value in the education and care of children with autism, epilepsy, mild learning
difficulties and associated challenging behaviours by providing each child with good quality experiences.
Peterhouse School aims:
To create an atmosphere which provides the educational, emotional and social development of the
students and helps to prepare them for the experiences, opportunities and responsibilities of adult life
To develop and achieve independence
To provide varied and individual learning opportunities, which are differentiated to meet the needs of
each individual student
To increase each student’s self esteem
To promote equal opportunities for all students ability, disability, gender, religion or ethnicity
To develop positive working relationships with parents to support them in the care, education and well-
being of their children
To provide children with opportunities to explore, to discover, to engage in hands-on learning and to have fun
in a program. All children with learning disabilities will receive the most appropriate support to enable them to
lead healthy, happy and fulfilling lives.