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

  • School - Resumes on Wednesday 7th March 2018

    School resumes as normal on Wednesday 7th March 2018. Thames Water has restored the water supplies to the school. We hope that water pressure will be back to normal on Wednesday 7th March 2018.

    We thank all parents/carers and staff for your patience.


  • New Telephone System

    New Telephone System

    The school has recently installed a new telephone system during half term. The number is the same and remain as 0208 769 1009.

    Parents/carers or visitors will hear a welcome message and will ask whether you like to report a pupil absence by pressing 1 or speak to the office by pressing 2.  This system will help the school office manage all incoming calls and if you are leaving a message, please state your name or the pupil's name and reason for absence.



What's Happening

  • 20/03/2018 The Lambeth Liberty Card

    The Lambeth Liberty Card

    Coffee morning on Tuesday 20 March at 10.00 am with

    Children & Young People's Register Co-Ordinator - Tracy Imms