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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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RaceRunning: Eleanor’s Story – One Year On

RaceRunning: Eleanor’s Story – One Year On

This month (June) marks a year since I found #RaceRunning and RaceRunning Dragons (Glos) at the Athletics Club in Gloucester where I train. I can honestly say that this year I have found my calling in life! I am amazed at how far I have come in just a year of this...

Build update June 2019

Build update June 2019

Exciting times here at The Chamwell Centre(click for video)! Building work continues in earnest with all foundations now in place. The concrete structure of the pool is complete and today, contractors SpellerMetcalfe took delivery of the Glulam beams for the pool...

RaceRunning: Eleanor’s Story – One Year On

RaceRunning: Eleanor’s Story – One Year On

This month (June) marks a year since I found #RaceRunning and RaceRunning Dragons (Glos) at the Athletics Club in Gloucester where I train. I can honestly say that this year I have found my calling in life! I am amazed at how far I have come in just a year of this...

Build update June 2019

Build update June 2019

Exciting times here at The Chamwell Centre(click for video)! Building work continues in earnest with all foundations now in place. The concrete structure of the pool is complete and today, contractors SpellerMetcalfe took delivery of the Glulam beams for the pool...

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