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Welcome from the Headteacher
Helena Knight

Helena KnightI am honoured and delighted to be the headteacher of The Chalet School. The school is made up of a close community of governors, school leaders, parent/ carers and staff. We work together to achieve the best outcomes for each and every child in our care by offering a bespoke curriculum that is personalised, creative and inclusive. The children are at the centre of every decision we make and we take great pride in celebrating their achievements and encouraging the families to take an active role in their child's education and future life goals.  

The Chalet School is a primary special school, catering for pupils aged 3 - 11, with complex learning difficulties including children with an autistic spectrum condition. We currently have 60 pupils on roll.  Please contact the school office if you would like to know more about our provision. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Our Shared Vision 

Our Shared Vision is to be a beacon of excellence in the primary schooling of pupils with a diagnosis of  Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).We have six principal yardsticks by which we will measure our success with both Staff and Pupils:-

Confident and Caring

Happy and Healthy 

Able and Ambitious

Learn and Laugh

Eager and Excited

Try and Triumph

Please click here to view our Pupil Friendly Vision Statement.

Staff Core Values

  • High expectations and high standards
  1. Respect and value each other 
  1. Support and challenge each other 
  1. Collaborate & celebrate together 
  2. Demonstrate passion and drive

School Priorities

Here are the school’s top 3 priorities for 2018-19:

  • Pupils will enjoy consistently good lessons
  • Engage more with parents/carers and families
  • Take care of staff well-being


Our School Offer

Please click here for full details of The Chalet School Offer