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The Milestone Special School in Gloucester.

The Milestone is one of the UK’s largest special schools with 308 pupils aged 2 to 16 with severe and complex special needs. It is rated as ‘Outstanding in All Areas’ by Ofsted.

The pupils’ medical issues include cerebral palsy, severe genetic conditions, neuromuscular disorders, hearing loss and visual impairment. Many have additional nursing needs, such as feeding difficulties requiring gastrostomy tube feeding or severe epilepsy requiring control of acute seizures. Many of the children are non-ambulant wheelchair users whilst others are physically fit but have severe autism, poor communication skills, learning disability or challenging behaviour.

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George Kilgour Henderson Memorial Fund

George Kilgour Henderson Memorial Fund

George was a great cyclist and also a great supporter of disabled children. Many will remember the 25 mile bike rides he helped to organise, using his extensive knowledge of the paths around the Forest of Dean - and his useful detours to the local hostelries for...

Covid-19: A message from the Chamwell Trustees

Covid-19: A message from the Chamwell Trustees

In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, The Chamwell Centre Charity Trustees, wish to offer our friends and supporters reassurance of the Charity's ongoing commitment to the completion of The Chamwell Centre project. In these unprecedented times the Trustees are...

George Kilgour Henderson Memorial Fund

George Kilgour Henderson Memorial Fund

George was a great cyclist and also a great supporter of disabled children. Many will remember the 25 mile bike rides he helped to organise, using his extensive knowledge of the paths around the Forest of Dean - and his useful detours to the local hostelries for...

Covid-19: A message from the Chamwell Trustees

Covid-19: A message from the Chamwell Trustees

In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, The Chamwell Centre Charity Trustees, wish to offer our friends and supporters reassurance of the Charity's ongoing commitment to the completion of The Chamwell Centre project. In these unprecedented times the Trustees are...

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