News

Sports Day 2019

 

On the 19th and 26th June, KTS pupil took part in Sports Days. The first sports day was a traditional one, with sporting activities on the school field and the second was a Sensory Sports Day, which involved a hunt for sensory activities around the school.

 

Both days were a success thanks to the effort and organisation of our staff, and both days were thoroughly enjoyed by pupils, staff and families. 

We've Won!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us. We are so grateful for your continued support.

 

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve won a £250 grant from Venator’s Bright Ideas Fund to provide interactive science workshops by an external provider, in the next academic year.

 

Find out more about how we’ll be using the grant at www.venatorcommunity.com

Charity Fundraising

 

One of our wonderful families are raising funds for outdoor play equipment for KTS Academy and we would be grateful if you can help them reach their modest target of £500. 

 

"My two beautiful sons attend a very special school called KTS Academy which cares for and educates children with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities). They are massively underfunded, yet do a great job with limited resources. Sport and exercise are really important to me and my boys - they are very active little men, and I'd like to raise £500 to help the school buy some new outdoor equipment for all the kids to enjoy.

I am taking part in TOTAL WARRIOR with a team from Greg Newlands Fitness on 22nd June 2019, and would like you to sponsor me!" 

 

Please click on the link below for information on how to donate. 

 

Parent Survey

Families, we need your help!

 

We would be grateful if you can help us by completing an online parent questionnaire. The link for the main page is below, and you will be required to register before you log in. Once registered, you will be sent a link to a questionnaire, which will only take a few minutes.

 

Please note the name of the school is – Kilton Thorpe Specialist Academy

 

KTS Careers Day

 

On the 7th March, we held our annual Careers Information Day at KTS+ and KTS3. The day was a huge success and engaged our young people in activities and experiences that will inform them about future options such as day services, education, jobs and careers.

 

We invited parents to the ‘information hub’ at KTS+, which enabled people from different services to provide guidance and advice to parents on courses, careers advice and benefits and student finance.

 

KTS would like to thank all of the providers who attended. It was hugely successful and informative for our families and staff. We hope to see you all again next year.

 

 

GB Special Olympic Success

 

We are so proud of KTS alumni, Steven Johnson who is part of the Special Olympic Football Team. 

 

Steven and the team are preparing for the Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi. Click on the link to see the full story.

 

What a success story! We wish you all the best Steven. 

 

 

Inclusive Tees Valley Sports Event

 

Recently, some of our Primary pupils attended 'Inclusive Tees Valley Sports Event'. 

 

All pupils took part in sports such as boccia, blanket volley ball, frisbee work, hula hooping and tennis. The pupils really enjoyed the day, learning how to play different sports and using different sports equipment. 

 

Durham Vocal Festivals, Big Sing & Sign

 

In January, a group of pupils from our KTS2 & KTS3 choirs attended Durham Vocal Festivals, Big Sing & Sign. The event was lead by OBE Paul Whittaker and included different special schools from across the North East. 

 

We took part in workshops throughout the morning, followed by a performance with a live band on the afternoon! Our pupils had great fun and really enjoyed getting involved, they were all excellent ambassadors for the school.

KTS Community Cafe

 

Fridays from 10am to 11.30am 

 

45 St.Margaret's Way

Brotton

TS12 2UE

 

Our cafe is run by our pupils at KTS, who are developing their work experience and skills in Catering. Pop along for a coffee and a bite to eat, the cafe is open during term time only. 

 

 

We now have a Facebook page to promote news and jobs vacancies, please give us a 'like' for the most up to date information from KTS. 

 

Unfortunately, we will not be able to run a summer school in 2018/19.

This is due to the increasing complexity of needs of the children and the staffing and other resources required to ensure their safety.

 

Please click on the link below for alternative provision provided within the authority.

 

Redcar and Cleveland PIN

 

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