Welcome to St Giles Special School

St Giles School is the only special primary school for Derby City. Our children's needs include moderate and severe learning difficulties and autism. At St Giles we aim to create an inspiring, creative and caring environment in which the children feel valued and enjoy their learning. Each child's potential can be developed through our personalised individual approach to learning and by participation in a vast and varied range of opportunities, activities and experiences.

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Seaside Day

On Thursday 7th July we brought the seaside to St. Giles School! We had performances by Punch and Judy, a bouncy castle, paddling pools, seaside activities and lots and LOTS of sand! All of the children and staff enjoyed the special day and even the typical british rainy weather didn’t stop us having fun!  

I CAN Communication Accreditation

On Friday 12th June we had 2 assessors from I CAN (The Children’s Communication Charity) in school for the day to accredit the communication provision at St Giles. Liz Wood, a Highly Specialised Speech Therapist and Glenn Major a Specialist Teacher, spent time observing during lessons, quizzing staff on their communication knowledge and looking at the resources and the communication environment around our school.
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  We are a group of parents and staff that meet up every 5-6 weeks to share experiences and support each other to help fundraise for the benefit of the children at St.Giles. We would like new members to continue the excellent work and would like to invite you to attend our next meeting to see what we do and how you can help. Our next
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