Welcome to Sutherland House School

Education for young autistic people

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As a vibrant and exciting school, we're passionate about providing the education needed by autistic students from early years and foundation stage through to post 16.

We understand that the needs of every child are unique and we work closely with parents, carers and families to create a holistic educational package that meets the needs of every child.

School news

Read our latest school updates, student news and stories direct from the classroom.

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School hosts successful Preparing for Adulthood Fair

SHS recently hosted its first Preparing for Adulthood Fair, helping parents and students look forward to the future.

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SHS gears up garden for summer

Students at Marchant House are readying the garden for the summer months ahead.

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Sutherland House School welcomes new Headteacher

Sutherland House School bids a warm welcome to the school's new Headteacher, Robbie Jones.

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New training centre for autistic youngsters opens in Nottingham

A training centre to be run by Sutherland House School in Nottingham to help students develop independence skills has officially...


Footballers do Sutherland House proud

Keen footballers at Sutherland House School were invited to take part in a Key Stage 4/5 football event organised by...

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Children's Mental Health Week: 5-11 February

During Children's Mental Health Week school has been promoting the importance of mental wellbeing.

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Rugby team visit school

Students enjoyed the opportunity to show the guys from Pronto Rugby around school today.

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Teamwork wins the day

Six students represented Sutherland House School in the Key Stage 3 inclusive indoor handball tournament organised by Sports Nottingham yesterday.

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Learning new skills

At Sutherland House School we always look out for meaningful and motivating learning opportunities for our students.

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Christmas performance rounds off the year

Students and teachers rounded off the end of term with a special Christmas Show.

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Advent calendar inspires reading

Over the last few weeks Sutherland House School classes have been enjoying unveiling their Advent Calendar.

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A flavour of university life

An insight into university life was given to Sutherland House School students during a day at the University of Nottingham.

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Students are game for a challenge

Students were happy to take on the challenge when they were welcomed back to take part in a sporting event...

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Superhero Day arrives at Sutherland House

Staff and students dressed in capes and masks today for Superhero Day.

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Celebrating individuality

It's Odd Socks Day today (13th November) and students have chosen to wear mismatched socks to celebrate individuality and differences.

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It's a week of theatre and art

Students welcome the return of Bamboozle Theatre Group for theatre and interactive performance.

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Toys for local children

Boxes of toys have been donated by Sutherland House to Nottingham charity, Himmah, for the benefit of local children.

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Multi-sports event a success

Dodgeball, handball and kurling were just some of the activities that took place during a multi-sports event that Sutherland House...

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From field to fork

Duke of Edinburgh students Alfie, Dawid and Thomas have been learning a valuable lesson in how to grow food.

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Lessons in bike security

Nottingham Community Police came into Sutherland House School today (Friday) to show students how to keep their bikes safe.

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Trio rise to the challenge

Three students from Sutherland House joined primary school pupils from across Nottinghamshire for a sporting challenge.

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Wild about animals

For World Animal Day Sutherland House School students were thrilled to welcome some special guests into school.

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Youngsters learn first aid skills

Following World First Aid Day on 9th September, students have been learning all about first aid and how to make...

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New term gets off to a good start

It was back to school last week and the autumn term at Sutherland House School has got off to a...

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Exam Results Day: Sutherland House celebrates success

It was another joyful exam results day at Sutherland House School today with successes across a range of subjects...

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Liam's art at gallery exhibition

Stunning artwork by a Sutherland House School student is on display at a prestigious Nottingham art exhibition.

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School's out for summer

School finished today for the summer break. It's been a busy few weeks in the lead-up to the end of...

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Building champions

As we head towards the summer break, students took part in a boxing taster session at the Nottingham School of...

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Students showcase creativity in art exhibition

Budding young artists at Sutherland House School pulled out all the stops to create an impressive art exhibition.

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Summer fun at Sutherland House

As we get closer to the end of term at Sutherland House School, there's been a whole lot of fun...

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New menu served up at school

New school menus created by students have been introduced at Sutherland House School.

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School all set for summer fair

Sutherland House School is getting set for their big summer fair, which will take place on 12th July.

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Fire crew visit delights school students

Thrilled students at Sutherland House School got the chance to take a look around a fire engine when a fire...


Learning outside the classroom

Nottingham employers who can offer opportunities for work experience to students are invited to get in touch ...

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School receives good rating from Ofsted

Sutherland House School has received a good Ofsted report.

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Students share gardening tips with royalty

Duke of Edinburgh Award students, Alfie and Dawid got the chance to meet with Prince Edward on his first public...

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Students go behind the scenes of football grounds

Students and staff at Sutherland House School got the chance to take a look behind the scenes of football ground...

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Staff inspire students during National Careers Week

Teachers and staff have been sharing their career stories with students as part of National Careers Week (6-11 March).

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School celebrates reading

Wonderful costumes, crafting characters and phonics training were activities held at school during World Book Day.

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New school library unveiled

After months of work behind the scenes, the new library space at Sutherland House School has been unveiled.

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Special guests visit school

Students at Sutherland House School had an amazing time today when a group from White Post Farm came in to...

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School joins with Talking Mats for careers project

Staff and students at Sutherland House School have worked with social enterprise Talking Mats to develop an innovative new careers...

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Students step up to the challenge for fundraiser

Students and staff at Sutherland House School have stepped up to the challenge and raised funds for the school.

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Youngsters introduced to exotic animals

Pupils got the chance to see exotic animals at first hand when Zoolab rangers came into Sutherland House School.

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YouTubers share their career journey with youngsters

BTEC media students at Sutherland House School were treated to a tour of the studios of YouTube legends, the Mulligan...

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Sixth formers think big

Sixth Form students at Sutherland House School have had an inspiring start to the school year thanks to a project...

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Students complete Duke of Edinburgh award

Four students from Sutherland House School and one service user from Autism East Midlands completed their silver expedition and residential...

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GCSE success for school students

It has been celebrations all round at Sutherland House School following last week's GCSE successes.

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Welcome to our school

Sutherland House School is one of the specialist services provided by Autism East Midlands. Our video gives just a little...


Getting an insight into the world of gaming

Speakers for School in partnership with Game Academy organised Game Academy Bootcamp; a virtual work experience programme to learn about...

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Parenting in a digital world

As remote learning becomes a greater force in todays society, many parents and guardians are learning how to parent in...

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Graffiti workshop sparks creativity

Youngsters got creative during a graffiti workshop held at the school where they got the chance to learn basic artistic...

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Tech project inspires students

Students at Sutherland House School got the chance to learn about a career in technology when they took part in...

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Students get in on the act

Actors from Bamboozle Theatre Company put on a special performance of their magical ‘Firebird’ show at Sutherland House School, giving...


Healthy eating week

On healthy eating week, students at Sutherland House School studied the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

Welcome from our head teacher

“Our vision and values underpin all that we do to ensure we provide a high-quality individualised and person-centred experience for all of our pupils.”

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Robbie Jones


Students are admitted to Sutherland House School through referral by their local authority. Referrals are processed on a rolling basis and we operate flexible entrance dates.

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