14May 2021

Every radio station in the UK will united today to play the 2021 Mental Health Minute – a message to mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The radio roadblock at 10.59am on 14 May featured the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined by famous voices including David Beckham, Joanna Lumley and Dame Shirley Bassey urging […]

29Mar 2021

Notices: Tuke School Governing Body A parent vacancy for Tuke School Governing Body has become available.  Please let me know if you would like more information and are interested in becoming a member of our governing body. Comic Relief 2021 Thank you for supporting and donating to Comic Relief 2021. Tuke raised a total of […]

29Mar 2021

Dear Parents/Carers,  Our first parent training of the term with the school speech and language therapist took place on March 1 and covered Intensive Interaction. It was a great success! For those not yet aware,  Alanna has been hosting parent meetings this half term from 2:15 to 3pm on Mondays. Please join! All parents welcome. Parents […]

05Mar 2021

During World Book Day we celebrated real life heroes. Heroes across the world and also those closer to home. We travelled in our ‘bubbles’ exploring familiar books. We read our favourite books throughout the day. Thank you to everyone who helped to make it a very special day.

09Feb 2021

Tuesday 9th February 2021 is Safer Internet Day. Our children and young people deserve to grow up in a digital environment where they can create, engage and share freely and positively.

17Dec 2020

A note from the Headteacher – Heidi Tully A warm welcome to students and their families who have started with us at Tuke this term, I look forward to working in partnership with you.   A huge welcome back to the new way of working and studying in Tuke School.  It has been a learning curve […]

17Dec 2020

Learning in our school bubbles What have these changes meant to us? Creativity We continue to use our large Art spaces to the full. This term we have worked to ensure that all of our students are supported to achieve within the Arts Award Framework. Our project during Black History Month was to create art […]

17Sep 2020

Tuke School is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded the gold Artsmark. The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by Arts Council England. We support settings to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education. In 2015, the programme was refreshed to align […]

09Sep 2020

If you haven’t visited already, why not take a moment to visit our amazing youtube channel “Tuke Takeaway”? Here you will find a plethora of regularly updated fun learning videos created by our amazing team for you to enjoy both at school and at home. We upload at least one new title weekly so please […]

01Sep 2020

Our latest newsletter is now available to view. Our newsletters are released termly and are jam packed with fun and exciting news about our amazing school. To read a newsletter, please visit our newsletter page here. VISIT OUR NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

01Sep 2020

Dear Parent/ Carer, I hope that you are all well and have been able to make the most of the summer break. For many, I was able to offer some provision for students prior to the end of the Summer term but I am also acutely aware that for some families it has been some […]

28Aug 2020

Great News! Tuke School is proud to announce thats its amazing team has now created two new “Podcast Stories” podcasts for you to listen to at home together. Our new stories are “Farmer Duck“, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “The Lion and the mouse“. To listen to these new stories, please visit our Podcast Story […]

17Dec 2019

Well done to all our staff and students who contributed so well to our 2019 end of year production. Lawrence devised ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ with four Mary Poppins! We were very fortunate that Heeji also offered her services to the school as a pianist; we could not have done it without her! Some special […]

05Dec 2019

For many of our students, the opportunity to take part in regular sensory circuits is invaluable. Participation in a short sensory motor circuit is a great way to both energise and settle students into the school day. The aim is to focus concentration in readiness for the day’s learning. The circuit also encourages the development […]

11Oct 2019

Thank you for all your food donations this year. Pecan, Southwark, foodbank ensures that your donations reach the people most in need within our local area.

03Sep 2019

  We have some fantastic news to share.  We are delighted to let you know that we have achieved the Investors in People Standard at Silver level. Our accreditation lasts for the next three years and, in line with IIP’s recommendations, we will continue to look to make improvements in people management throughout the school. […]

25Jul 2019

It was a warm day in July when we celebrated Sports day.  Tuke School was awash with colour and a sense of competition was in the air! All students participated in races In the morning & in the afternoon. This year we included a penalty Shoot-out competition and I think we need more practice at […]

25Jul 2019

Paul received a Jack Petchy Leaders award this year for, amongst other things, writing the Tuke Song, and devising & producing whole school events. Thank you Paul we really appreciate your hard work and creativity.  Students were also proud to receive awards this year went to Mohamed, Ogechi and Ali.

25Jul 2019

We are very proud that Jack and Tina ran for the National Autistic Society and Make a wish foundation in the London Marathon this summer.  Their times of 4hrs 36mins and 5hrs 11mins were a testament to their diligent training and fitness.  

25Jul 2019

This term was a hit for staff and students who showcased their skills.  We all enjoyed watching the wealth of talent. Thanks to Jumoke for organising and producing the event and to parents & carers who came to watch.  Story Podcasts! We have new story podcasts told by our staff available on our website at […]

25Jul 2019

This summer term Jumoke has led a staff choir.  You may have listened to them at Tukes got talent, which is also featured in  our blog so please look out for that story, and some great pictures! It wasn’t just staff in the choir as students joined in too, which made the whole experience even […]

25Jul 2019

In June five students took part in a sailing trip with the Trinity Sailing Trust based in Brixham, Devon. They journeyed and slept upon a small ship called the ‘Golden Vanity’.  The staff and students spent four days sailing along the south west coastline, stopping off in Torquay and Dartmouth.  The weather was perfect! Highlights include a […]

24Jun 2019

Great News! Tuke School is proud to announce thats its amazing team has now created two new “Podcast Stories” podcasts for you to listen to at home together. Our new stories are “A Dark, Dark Tale” and “Room on the Broom”. To listen to these new stories, please visit our Podcast Story page via the […]

23May 2019

Tuke School is proud to announce that we have today introduced our first Bedtime Story Podcast entitled “Angry Arthur”, with narration and sound effects created by Lawrence. This is only one of many titles to come so please keep checking back to our new page, which can be found under the newsroom heading. We hope […]

07May 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, you may notice that we have been making some changes to our website in order to make it a speedier, more user-friendly environment for you all. One of the key changes that you will notice is the streamlined navigation at the top of the page. All relevant links now fall into […]

15Apr 2019

Showcase 2019 Step is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark. The STEP Youth Theatre Showcase is an opportunity for Southwark’s youth theatre groups to present their work to family, friends and the public, and stand on stage, feeling proud of the work they have […]

07Apr 2019

World Book Day 2019 We celebrate one of our favourite days of the year! We found many ways to celebrate World Book Day this year. We all dressed up as Pirates! Classes came off their regular timetables to focus for the morning on stories and reading. They were also treated to a spectacular short performance […]

03Apr 2019

We are pleased to welcome Harriet Harman to Tuke School on 2nd April 2019. Harriet is the longest continually serving female member of parliament. She became MP for Peckham (now Camberwell & Peckham) in 1982 and has continued in this role to the present day. She was keen to speak with parents/carers as students came […]

15Dec 2017

On Wednesday 13th December, Tuke School presented its amazing Christmas production to an excited audience of parents, carers and honored guests. EARTH 2525: An Astronaut, Major Tom, reminisces about his travels across the Solar System and the new human settlements he has met along the way. In his last communication he looks back on Earth […]

05Jul 2017

The Races have been going at full steam – we definitely have the fastest students, parents and carers. Look out for this afternoons class teams.

30Jun 2017

We had a great time at the SEN Festival of Sports at Bacons College hosted by London PE & School Sports Network. Thanks guys.

26Jun 2017

Tuke School Playground is probably many students favourite place to go when the weathers good have a look at these artistic impressions of our students in the playground.

17May 2017

We are a secondary school but we have been supporting some Primary students as they transition in their educational journey. Have a look at some of the things they have done recently… Plucking up the courage to sing in assembly A trip to the Burgess Park  Sharing alphabet letters during Choosing time

15May 2017

Welcome to our student Blog – Soraia wanted to start off by telling everyone a little bit about the school council Tuke School Council When do we meet? Monday at 13:15 How often do we meet? Every 2 weeks Where do we meet? In the parents room How do I know you are in the […]

17Mar 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everyone from Tuke School. Have a lovely weekend.

08Mar 2017

We’ve had an amazing time with Access Sport learning how to ride a whole variety of bicycles on the flat, over ramps and on the BMX track at Burgess Park BMX track.

06Mar 2017

Olympus Class led an assembly on Construction. They showed the school what they have been doing in class with boxes and raced them in building as a team. They also took on staff to follow a plan for placing boxes according to an architects plan… Olympus class lost against the school team but won against […]

27Feb 2017

 Sensory sessions are at the heart of Tuke – Inspiring everyone to learn through their senses. Some of our PMLD students in Brandon Peak class enjoying themselves while learning.

18Sep 2014

Welcome to our brand new website for Tuke School. Our new website is 100% technology friendly as it will transform itself to adapt to any format it is required to be viewed in. The new website will function perfectly on all smart phones, iPads and Android tablets, plus all Kindle Fire brands. Our new website […]