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Autism East Midlands announce the official opening of Sutherland House School on Bath Street, Nottingham.

The opening event took place on Tuesday 13th September 2016 with VIP guest the?Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Jackie Morris to officially open the school as part of a celebratory Roald Dahl Day themed event hosted by school Headteacher Adrian Sugden, staff and students.

Invited guests (including local businesses, press/ media and Autism East Midlands trustees) enjoyed a fun packed two-hour event held at the school. The event included a guided tour of their school by students, a chance for guests to enjoy the student run Communication Caf?, and to participate within a themed assembly which included a short student play of the Roald Dahl Classic – Charlie & the Chocolate Factory. The event officially marked the start of the school?s first full school year in the new building for the students and staff to showcase just how special their school really is.

The Bath Street school site has recently undergone a ?600K renovation project, and carries the respected name of Sutherland House School providing a specialist day school for pupils and students with autism between the ages of 3 and 19 years old. ?The Bath Street site has brought 5 parts of the school together under one roof for the first time to better meet the needs of children and young adults from across the East Midlands.

Sutherland House School on Bath Street is divided into three core areas a Lower, Middle and Upper School. ?In addition to its educational purposes the school also provides wrap around care, youth clubs, play schemes, and after school clubs. The school also acts as a central training venue for Autism East Midlands, housing the therapy team, and the Elizabeth Newson Diagnostics Centre.

For more images and coverage about the official opening, please see the folllowing links:

Autism East Midlands Facebook page

ITV Central News Blog

Nottingham Evening Post Article