A specialist school for young people with learning difficulties
Helping young people with Asperger's, autism and dyslexia thrive
LVS Hassocks is a school that offers a supported learning environment for young learners with Asperger’s and autism. Situated in Sayers Common in West Sussex, we are a specialist school that provides an holistic approach to specifically meet the needs of learners with communication, socialisation and imagination difficulties. We offer day and weekly residential (Monday to Friday, 38 week) placements.
Our students, parents and supporting local authorities recognise and value our specialist care and innovative approach to helping young people reach their full potential through:
- combined learning methods
- focus on real work and employability skills
- promoting self awareness, health and wellbeing
Sarah Sherwood, Director of Special Educational Needs: "I am passionate about ensuring that young people with autistic spectrum disorders have relevant learning opportunities in an environment that recognises the challenges they face on a daily basis and provides them with strategies to manage their anxieties." more from Sarah
We are recruiting - find out more!
We are currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants and Residential Support Workers with term-time contracts. Click to find out more and to apply.
LVS Hassocks Student Success
We are proud of our students at LVS Hassocks and their success in their work experience placements, securing themselves further education places at college and moving on to apprenticeships and employment. Find out more.
A thank you note from a parent January 2014 reads .... "4 Years ago I had no idea where Liam's life path was going to take him ..... you gave him coping skills, life skills and an education no one else could .... today I have a 17 year old son starting an apprenticeship in January ... To me LVS Hassocks, put Liam's life on track for success." Read more.
Seven students have come together as The Hassocks Allstars Blues Band (THABB) and have recorded five cover songs showcasing their musical talent - find out more, see the pics and listen to the music.
LVS Oxford our sister School based in Begbroke, Oxfordshire offers a supported learning environment for young people aged 11 to 19 years who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s and autism.