Equality & Tolerance Display

Posted 17th May 2022

Check out this display made by our pupils promoting equality and tolerance.


Eco Competition Win

Posted 11th May 2022


We are proud to announce that Villa Real School have won first prize in a national competition called 'Small hands can change the world' set by the company that provides the clothes bank skips for recycling. We produced a display board  which shows how pupils in school are learning about climate change and eco awareness so that they can be part of the change.  Our display was produced by children in F1A who created an Earth made of their hand prints and their exploration into green transport, and by S2 pupils thinking about reducing their carbon footprint and using art and sculpture to express this. We were very pleased to win an apple tree which the company will come and help plant and £100 to go into school funds.


World Autism Acceptance Week

Updated 24th March 2022

This January marked the National Autistic Society charity's 60th birthday! To celebrate, we've put together a collection of 60-themed challenges for you to try out at home. Pupils and Students will be completing other activities within school next week.

Click on the image to download the challenge document.


Richard Holden MP posts about Villa Real School on Facebook

Posted 22nd March 2022

MP for North West Durham, Richard Holden, has posted on Facebook after his recent visit to the school.

The post can be viewed by clicking the link below.



Ukrainian Appeal Donations

Posted 17th March 2022


S2CE would like to say a huge thank you to parents/carers, pupils and staff for the kind donations sent in for the Ukrainian appeal. The organisers and volunteers at St Mary's church in Blackhill were very grateful for everything that was sent. They are currently filling up their 2nd lorry load to go to people in need. 

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School Partnership

Updated 5th January 2022

Villa Real School is proud to be partnered with Deepti Special School and Rehabilitation Centre in Kerala, India. Click here to view their latest Newsletter.


Christmas Card Competition

Updated 4th January 2022

Congratulations to Lochlan on winning MP Richard Holden's Christmas Card competition. The card was chosen by Mr Holden and used as his personal Christmas card this year.

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CE Awareness Virtual Gallery

Posted 24th March 2021


In Spring 2020 we were due to host a portrait gallery of our CE students as part of Conductive Education’s 70th birthday celebrations, during the CE awareness week. 
We are commemorating this with a virtual Art Gallery. 
The students chose a theme linked to their hopes and dreams, posed for a photograph and then were transported into their dream world by Cleo from Angelic Imagery.
Please enjoy the images, shared with permission from the families.


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Upcoming Events

Queen's Jubilee Celebrations - 27th May
Child Safety Week -
6th - 10th June
The Great British Bark Off -
13th - 17th June