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Our Environment

Education at New Struan School is delivered in a unique environment specifically designed to support learning for young people with autism.

The bespoke building was conceived and designed by a parent of a child with autism combined with the views of pupils and the expertise of staff who had observed how the physical environment could impact a child’s ability to learn and develop.

Our school offers a safe, friendly and stimulating environment in which children and young people are supported to learn, interact and have fun.

All the architectural features have an obvious purpose, whether that is to promote order and independent movement from one area to another or to offer predictability to enable the pupils to understand and anticipate the environment around them. A great deal of attention has also been paid to elements such as light, colour and noise which recognises the common challenges of sensory processing.

You can take a tour of our school through the eyes of one of our pupils, Jason, by watching the video on this page. 

Find out more about our school's design

 

To find out more about New Struan Day and Residential School or to arrange a visit contact Jasmine Miller, Principal, or call 01259 222 000.
Take a tour of New Struan School through the eyes of one of our pupils, Jason.

Playground

New Struan School Playground
Outdoor Play
Outdoor play is key to a child’s social, emotional and physical development. The playground at New Struan offers an array of equipment to engage with and opportunities to reinforce skills learnt in...

Residencies

New Struan School Residences
Residential Accomodation
New Struan Day and Residential School offers a weekly residential experience for 52 weeks a year, providing a 24 hour programme of education and care.

Community

Science Centre Trip
Learning in the Community
To develop Included Confident Learners in the Community we aspire to ensure all of our pupils have access to local community based learning experiences, through clubs, partnership projects and termly...