Beech Lodge School

Willow Class ‘adder’ great time with Snakes!

On Thursday 21st June Willow Class enjoyed interacting with a variety of snakes all thanks to Rick Pellen from Surrey Reptile and Amphibian Centre (SRAC). Amongst others Rick showed the children a baby snake (and it’s HUGE mother!) as well as a ‘poo snake’ – so named because it disguises itself as poo when threatened…

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Developmental Trauma Training Session

We held our second Emotional and Social Schools Workshop “An Introduction to Developmental Trauma” on Thursday 21st June to over 50 educationalists who came to learn about the impact of trauma on a child’s development and to hear how using Fagus can help schools understand a child’s emotional and social functioning. We are delighted to…

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Our Farm Shop is open for business!

As part of their Outdoor Education programme, the pupils in Willow and Elder Class have been working hard growing vegetables. All their hard work on preparing the ground, sowing the seeds and caring for the plants over the Winter and Spring have paid off and we are delighted that we now have a bumper crop…

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Update on our new Therapeutic / Transition Hub

It may be half term but work continues on our new Therapy Centre and Transition Hub which is due to open in September this year. The building has 3 areas: Therapy Centre, Transition Hub (Meadow) and Parents Place The Therapy Centre will house all of our specialist and therapeutic support including Occupational Therapy, Speech &…

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We’re having a Ball! Sat 30th June

Come and join us at the inaugural Beech Lodge Boho Ball on Saturday 30th June! We are raising money for charity Adoption UK and our new Therapeutic Transition Hub due to open in September. Tickets are £95 which includes a welcome drink, fabulous banquet and dancing into the wee hours! Raffle and Fundraising Auction on the…

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Developmental Trauma Training at Beech Lodge

On Thursday 15th March we held our first ever Understanding Developmental Trauma Schools Workshop which was an opportunity for over 50 teachers and educationalists to come and learn more about the impact of Developmental Trauma on Social & Emotional functioning and how best to work with children who have had adverse childhood experiences. The session…

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Our (Not Very) Grand Official Opening!

On the morning of Friday 26th January 150 guests joined us to celebrate our (Not Very) Grand Official Opening, which was co-incidentally EXACTLY  a year to the day that we laid the first foundations for the school. To mark the occasion we asked everyone to come help us put down our roots and plant a…

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