The school was founded in 1971 by a group of parents whose children had Autism and was held in the garden shed of one family’s home in Southbourne.
Those same parents then bought a large house in Stour Road, which had 20 places for children. 
Having established one of the first schools for children with Autism in the UK, demand for places grew and by the mid-1990s the school had grown into three buildings in Christchurch and was supporting 36 children.
The present school is located in West Parley and was officially opened on 5th November 2002 by HRH The Princess Royal. 
Parley Lane, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 6BP
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