Willows is a teaching and assessment centre which provides education for young people receiving support for their mental health condition as an inpatient at Parkview Clinic.
Depending on a pupil's medical treatment, teaching takes place on the ward or at the centre, which is a short walk from the clinic.
The centre is a small school with six classrooms and a hall. It is set in a very peaceful location, which makes it easier to concentrate and provides a calm environment to work in.
The centre provides education from KS3 to KS5 (school years 7 to 13). Whilst pupils are at Willows, we keep in touch with their home schools and parents and carers to inform them about both their attendance and progress.
We have a small team of staff, which to create a friendly and welcoming environment, pupils call teachers by their first names.
All of the staff at Willows have experience working with young people with mental health conditions. They work closely with the ward staff, attending weekly ward rounds and CPA (Care Plan Approach) reviews in order to make sure that they are able to give pupils the best support possible.
A collection of work by JBA PupilsContinue Reading
Dovedale pupil's work selected for gallery relaunchContinue Reading
Advice for parentsContinue Reading
Help your child make positive Cyber ChoicesContinue Reading
... Summer Reminder!Continue Reading
Over the past four weeks artist Kate Morrell, Northfield's staff and pupils have been making a willow sculpture for the grounds of their sector on the theme of Connecting.Continue Reading
Over the past four weeks artist Kate Morrell, Willows staff and pupils have been making a willow sculpture for the grounds of their sector on the theme of Keep Learning.Continue Reading
Updated Contact InformationContinue Reading
Vulnerable children will start to become more anxious and even frightened about the end of term, especially if they are moving onto another school or other placement. It can be a challenging time for the young person as well as the adults around them. Some children may even end up sabotaging their e...Continue Reading