Carol Argent Head TeacherWelcome to The Livity School, I am Carol Argent , Head Teacher.  The Livity School is a primary school for children with severe learning difficulties, PMLD, ASD and complex medical needs. The school building is purpose built to meet the needs of all the pupils with special educational needs and disabilities(SEND).

‘Livity’ is a new word which essentially means ‘Living Life Positively'. The school aims to help all pupils to build self-esteem and confidence thus promoting their maximum achievement. This will enable them to gain the skills necessary to learn and to develop their full potential in all areas of the curriculum.

We believe that:

  • All children have a right to education
  • All children have a right to be accessed
  • All children have a right to be included
  • All children have a right to integration
  • All children have a right to be acknowledged and treated with respect

This school educates pupils with:-

  • Pupils with Severe Cognition and Learning Difficulties
  • Pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
  • Pupils with Complex Medical Needs

As well as Severe Cognition and Learning Difficulties, many pupils have Additional Disabilities including:-

  • Sensory Impairments
  • Autism / Communication and Interaction Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Epilepsy
  • Other Medical Needs
  • Any Associated Behavioural needs are addressed by the school in a positive way

Pupils are grouped in classes according to age and within the Foundation Stage/Key Stages 1 and 2 of the National Curriculum. Each class has a teacher and teaching assistants. The school day for the children is from 8.55am until 3.30pm.

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To view the current 2016 Ofsted report on the official site click here

It is very important for Parents to share their views about the school before an Ofsted inspection.  Please visit the Ofsted Parent View website. click here


Link to DFE School Performance Tables website click here

  1. Ofsted Report 2013
  2. The Livity School 2016 Ofsted Final
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Latest News

  • Parents' Evening
    Parents' Evening
    16th October 2018 from 4pm to 6pm is Parents' Evening. This is a good opportunity for parents/carers to meet the class teacher and the support staff and learn what your child/dren will be doing this term and the next few terms.



  • Parents programme

    Parents Programmes

    School has arranged a variety of programmes for new and existing parents/carers. So that information and knowledge is shared as well as introducing different professionals working in the school.
    Monday 17th September 9:30 -11:00am  Meet the Educational Psychologist
    Tuesday 25th September 9:30 -11:00am Meet the Head Teacher -Home School Partnership
    Monday 1st October 9:30 -11:00am Meet the School Nurse - the Role of the Nurse
    Tuesday 9th October 9:30 -11:00am Meet the Speech and Language Therapist
    Tuesday 16th October 4:00 - 6:00pm - Meet the class staff - Parents IEP evening at school
    Thursday 18th October 2:15 - 3:15pm Harvest Festival Assembly

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