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For a little while now students in Badgers Kites and Hawks class have been taking part in weekly dance lessons. This is run by @wecandance. If anybody would like to have a look for more information please go to The students have really enjoyed their lessons so far and cant wait for more in the future.

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Today our 'staying safe online group' had the opportunity to present their top tips at staying safe online. The students all worked as a team and presented like professionals. Each group chose an area they felt passionate about, then designed a power point and wrote their own scripts. Great job guys

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As part of the new reward scheme Ash class invited Badgers class to play or take part in an activity. The group decided it would be nice to take part in dog walking. The students walked along the cycle path near school taking it in turns to hold the lead and take responsibility for Dolly. All students, staff and Dolly (of course) had a great time.



Last week a some of our per-formal students took part in a celebration of movement event with Amy and Molly from Jabado ( ). It was great to share the work we have done since some of the staff team were trained by Jabadao in Development Movement through Play (DMP). Amy and Molly were impressed with the students  engagement and the staff enthusiasm for the DMP approach.  

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We are extremely proud to be a truly inclusive school, gaining strength and deriving real value from a diverse community. To be recognised as a place of sanctuary is an honour and we understand it to be a responsibility. The award is a testament to the dedication and passion, of both the staff and the students, in creating a welcoming and supportive environment. 
We must thank the Harrogate District Sanctuary team for their kindness and guidance and the students and families, who have joined us in incredibly difficult circumstances, and have enabled us to learn so much and have changed our community for the better.

The building work for the transformation of our play area is now proposed to start within the next few weeks. 

The school car park will be completely closed to school staff, visitors, parents and home school transport for the duration of the build from Monday 15th October. 

A risk assessment has taken place and we have worked closely with NYCC transport managers to put in place the necessary arrangements during this period. All pupils on school and parent transport will arrive and depart from the lay by situated outside of the Library. This is on the School side of the road. School staff will be placed on duty in order to assist with the escorting of pupils to and from this area. NYCC transport staff have also been deployed to the area, to assist with the arrangements.

Please note there will be no access on site for parking throughout the build, and this includes the school day. I want to reassure you that we have made arrangements for emergencies and access for such vehicles.

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Springwater is a vibrant and progressive day school catering for students ranging from two to nineteen years. Offering places to students who may have profound and multiple, severe or physical difficulties, the majority of our current students have co-existing or multiple needs. We also cater for students with autistic spectrum condition and elements of challenging behaviour.