In order to function in society safely and responsibly, young people must be given opportunities to discuss their beliefs and experiences in an environment which is safe and nurturing, and where they can be challenged on the views in a way that supports their personal development. For some young people, […]


Intent: Develop the social and emotional skills to function effectively in a classroom environment that encompasses the school expectations. Analyse and develop basic reading and writing skills to ensure an accelerated rate of progress to enable them to access the curriculum. Analyse and develop numeracy skills to create an individual […]


Despite strong winds creating challenging conditions, almost 600 runners completed a 5k or 10k run along Worthing seafront in aid of the four Thrive Federation special schools.  Not deterred by the wind and strong gusts, participants and spectators gathered on the day to support and help raise vital funds to […]


KS4 have been rifle shooting and trying their hand at archery this term with remarkable success while KS3 have enjoyed learning new skills in the kitchen.                                                   […]



A significant issue for the students at Cornfield   is finding a suitable, safe space where they can relax and calm themselves ready for their next lesson.         During the Summer of 2018 a grant from the National Lottery funding enabled us to turn a little used room […]