We now have our new phone systems installed and are hoping that this will end the previous problems experienced when trying to contact the School.
However, we are continuing to monitor this, and if anyone has an issue calling the school, can they please let us know so that we can follow up.
please call the school principal on 07971 543832 or the school manager on 07971 543755.


BT Local Business (represented by Christal Communications Ltd)
Telephone: 02476 708040

The Island Project would like to thank Lisa Evans and all at Christal Communications Ltd (our BT Local Business representative) for all of the much needed IT Equipment that they have donated to the school over the years. These much needed resources have been put to great use by the staff and pupils. Christal Communications and BT have been a provider to the school for telecommunications and Broadband since the school moved to Diddington Hall and our new site at Nether Whitacre.

About Us

A little bit about us and why we founded the school:
Without functional communication adults with autism are isolated from their community, family and even those that care for them. Imagine being unable to ask for your most basic needs to be met. The frustration felt by those who lose their ability to communicate is easy to imagine - now try to imagine never having that ability.

For those with autism who are described as "non-verbal" it is vital that their education is based around the ability to communicate and that teachers can teach in a communication style that makes sense to the student.

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What is Autism?

Autism is a perplexing, lifelong, developmental disorder.
The condition impairs the natural instinct to communicate and form relationships. Autism often means withdrawal and isolation by and of the child. The degree to which the child is affected can vary dramatically.

The following are common characteristics:
Difficulty with social relationships.
Difficulty with verbal and non verbal communication.
Lack of imagination and empathy.
Resistance to change in routine.
Repetitive behaviour.

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