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Welcome to the Communication and Interaction Resourced Provision

The Resourced Provision at Meadstead Primary Academy was opened in January 2000. The Resourced Provision offers education for primary aged pupils who have Communication and Interaction Needs. We have allocated spaces for ten pupils.

At Meadstead Primary Academy CIRP (Communication and Interaction Resourced Provision) we aim to:

• create a safe and secure environment

• provide high quality education based on the needs of the child

• advance the education of children with autism and encourage them to reach their full potential

• provide a broad and balanced curriculum

• offer a high level of experienced support in order that each pupil can be included into the school community and activities as far as they are able to

• enable our children to begin to work towards an independent life


  • developing and encouraging children's learning by using their strengths and favourite things both as an incentive and as a reward
  • using play as an essential part of children's learning through both adult and child led activities, building trust and developing social and emotional learning 
  • encouraging independent communication at every opportunity, providing opportunities to make choices and requests throughout each day.  We use P.E.C.S (Picture Exchange Communication System) and aspects of T.E.A.C.C.H as aids to communication.
  • providing many and varied opportunities for the children to learn life skills and independence both in their personal life and in their learning

More information on accessing help for your child with SEND
You can find out more information about getting support for your child with SEND and the local offer on our SEND web page.

To find out more about autism, watch the video below from the National Autistic Society

What is Autism?


posted 2 Oct 2018, 07:44 by Sarah Morgan

We all enjoyed preparing and baking for the Macmillan Coffee event last week.

The Great Outdoors

posted 8 May 2018, 08:57 by Sarah Morgan

     We are so happy that the sun has finally decided to come out.  We made the most of it by having a great P.E. session on the playground. 
      We had the bikes and balls and hoops.   
     We played alone and with each other.  It was great to have so much space!  


posted 1 May 2018, 08:34 by Sarah Morgan

There has been lots of writing going on in CIRP.  From SATS tests to playdough letters we are all working hard.


Garden Games!

posted 10 Apr 2018, 07:38 by Sarah Morgan

We got fed up of waiting for the sun to shine so we decided to play the outdoor garden games inside!



posted 9 Jan 2018, 06:57 by Sarah Morgan

Christmas is over for another year as we welcome 2018!  We are looking forward to this next half term; working hard, playing hard and with some class trips to different places including a visit to Yorvik as soon as this week for some children.

Our Year 6 pupils are looking forward to their residential visit to Kingswood during the last week of this half term.  They are expecting lots of mud!  We know they'll have a great time.

Keep checking our Twitter feed for regular updates.  You can find our page by searching for @MEADSTEADCIRP

The things we love!

posted 28 Nov 2017, 07:43 by Sarah Morgan

Here are some of the things we love doing in school.  We are always very busy.


posted 20 Nov 2017, 00:38 by Sarah Morgan

We have been working hard to learn the names of many different shapes, 2-D and 3-D.  We have been working with shapes to build and to make pictures.  We hope you like our work.


posted 28 Mar 2017, 07:42 by Sarah Morgan

What fun we had on the bouncy castle last week!

Science Week

posted 14 Mar 2017, 08:50 by Sarah Morgan

This week is science week.  So far we have made our own lava lamp and we have experimented with ice!  I wonder what the rest of the week will bring! 


posted 14 Feb 2017, 08:14 by Sarah Morgan

 We have been practising our art skills this week. 

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