School SEF - Summer 2016

School Context:

The Pilgrim School is a Community Special School (Hospital School) which has a county footprint across Lincolnshire. As such it provides education to pupils who full under the remit of Section 19 of the 1996 Education Act. These are pupils who are at the school by virtue of a decision made by a medical practitioner. The main groups of pupils that the school teaches are those with ASD and co-morbidity of mental health; CFS / ME, Mental Health – principally Anxiety and a catch all group of physical illnesses principally oncology and post-operative recovery.  The School has a small high-functioning ASD pilot based in Sleaford.

The school has four main bases giving the school a county footprint.

  • Lincoln – The school moved to these premises in January 2012.  
  • Boston -  at the site of the Carlton Road Youth Centre since  October 2015.
  • Louth  – The school moved to premises by the Princes’s Theatre in April 2016.
  • Sleaford – In the Old Registry office beside the ambulance station – since October 2015.

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Latest News

News about past pupils:

A pupil, CS, who attended the Lincoln base has been voted apprentice of the year at Lincoln College.

JJ from the Louth base is actively engaging in his placement.

KK, also from the Louth base, is successfully accessing his CLIP placement.

AS from the Sleaford base has successfully completed a work placement as part of her college course and this has led to her being offered a part time job.

Kinema in The Woods School Trip - Ralph Breaks The Internet

We had a very successful cinema trip with over 70 pupils and staff in attendance.  Pupils and staff were treated to a showing of 'Ralph breaks the Internet', the sequel to 'Wreck It Ralph'.  Everyone, of all ages, really enjoyed the film, even though some of the oldies did not understand what half of it was about!  The pupils were amazing and represented themselves and the school perfectly. 

Kinema in the Woods outside view

Children In Need 2018 - 100 raised!

We raised £48.16 at Amber Hill. Pupils and staff dressed in spots, something yellow or pyjamas and they took part in activities such as Pudsey Coin Fill and making paper bear puppets. KS3 got really stuck into the fun and were awarded chocolate bears and stickers!

Between Amber Hill and Lincoln base £100 was raised.

Amber Hill - Community Coffee Morning

Amber Hill recently held a community coffee morning as part of the pupil’s Vocational Study course and also to build relationships with the local village. Pupils baked cakes for the event which were sold to raise money and tea and coffee was served for free. We were delighted to have 20 visitors from the village who were genuinely pleased that the school was open again after many years of being closed. Many thanks to LC and LS for organising the cake bake with pupils.

Celebrating Success - Dress as your Hero for Remembrance Day

Thanks to DA for organising a ‘Heroes’ morning at Amber Hill as part of the Remembrance celebrations this year. Pupils and staff were encouraged to come dressed as their hero and time was spent reflecting on what a true hero was before acknowledging the two minute silence at the war memorial which is positioned just inside the school grounds.