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

  • New School Term

    Welcome back to school, the new term starts on 5th September 2018. Pupils are expected to return to school on 5th September 2018.


  • Summer Holidays

    School is closed for the summer holidays from 25th July 2018. Pupils return to school on 5th September 2018.

    Happy Holidays


What's Happening

  • 25/09/2018 Parent programme

    Parent Programme fro new parents. This session talks about home school partnership. Please come and meet other parents and

    professionals  from 9:30am to 11:00am.

  • 01/10/2018 Parent Programme

    Parent Programme for new parents. This session talks about the role of school nurse. Parents can come and meet

    the school nurse and interact with other parents from 9:30am to 11:00am.

  • 09/10/2018 Parent programme

    Parent Programme

    This sessions meet the Speech and Language Therapist working in the school. Please come and join the session

    from 9:30am to 11:00am