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News and Announcements

Attendance Challenge

We have an exciting new attendance challenge for the period from 18th November 2019 to 28th February 2020.  There will be 500 merits for those pupils who have attained 98% or higher attendance.

Christmas Fair

We are holding our popular Christmas Fair on Sunday 8th December 2019 between 1 and 3pm.  There will be stalls with lots of bargains.  We are giving away £50 cash as 1st prize in our raffle.  Entrance for adults is just 20p each - children go free!

Term 2 end

Term two ends on Friday 20th December 2019 at the earlier time of 1.45pm.  This is also our school Christmas Dinner day.

Term 1 Newsletter

Please use the following link to view our Term 1 newsletter full of important information and dates.   http://torfield-saxonmount.com/storage/app/uploads/public/5db/ffd/695/5dbffd695d39b084244858.pdf

School Meals - Saxon Mount

From 4th September 2019 we are changing our school meal provider to Harrison Catering.  The cost of a school dinner will increase to £2.30 per day for those pupils who are not entitled to free school meals.  Parents/carers who use Parent Pay can continue to do so with the new provider.  

Investors in Careers

Saxon Mount School is committed to the Quality in Careers standard.  We will be applying for re-accreditation this year. This is part of the schools ongoing commitment to ensure we provide the best possible careers programme for our pupils.

Teacher Training

Are you interested in Teacher Training?  Please see the information on our 'Trust' site and under the tab called 'Teacher Training' where you will find more details. Teacher Training

Good Ofsted with many outstanding aspects

Saxon Mount School was recently inspected by Ofsted. Read our latest report: Ofsted report 2017
Please see the article in the Hastings Observer: www.hastingsobserver.co.uk

School Performance

We have prepared a slideshow to explain how well our school performs. Read more here: Pupil Achievement

Careers Education

As a school we are keen to promote opportunities for our pupils to engage with local employers. If you are a local employer and would like to get involved in supporting careers development for the pupils at Saxon Mount School, please contact the school office. We would love to hear from you.


"I can say without hesitation that sending Lily to Saxon Mount was the single best decision we have ever made. She has been on a long and difficult journey but the road ahead is much smoother now."
Camille and James Morris have three daughters: Alex is 18, Georgia 14 and Lily is 12. Lily has recently joined Saxon Mount Community School and is in Year 7.

Read more about us and what people say about Saxon Mount here

"It is quite clear that both schools provide outstanding opportunities for pupils...None of this would be possible without the total engagement of all staff, teaching and non-teaching and the persistent support of the governing body in the shaping and development of the young people."

Craig Pamphilon, School External Advisor Annual Report July 2019

Saxon Mount Community Special School caters for children and young people who have a range of Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Saxon Mount is designated by the local authority as a special school for pupils with autism and associated Communication and Language Difficulties (ACLD). In practice this means a large number of our children have ASD. However a significant number of pupils also have speech, language and communication difficulties and other complex SEN. Saxon Mount provides a supportive, stable and friendly environment for learning. The school has been awarded National Autistic Society accreditation for its work.

We hope that you find all the information required within our website. However if you do have further questions or would like to talk to a member of staff, please do not hesitate to contact our school office who will be happy to help you.

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Amanda Jagot
Head of School