Atkinson House School is Northumberland County Council’s only designated secondary provision for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental health (SEMH). The school has always been designated to cater for boys who travel into school from all over Northumberland.

Our Vision is to have ‘An Ethos of Excellence’ in everything that we do; in a safe, stimulating and supportive environment, based on care, responsibility and proactive behaviour management, where mutual respect is of prime importance.

Excellence in Communication

A culture of mutual respect, trust, responsibility and co-operation is ensured by giving all a voice.

Excellence in Teaching

Inspirational teaching, using a deep understanding of pedagogy, ensures a love of learning.

Excellence in Experiences

Inspirational learner opportunities ensure a love of learning.

Excellence in Wellbeing

Wellbeing is ensured for all by a supportive, caring and inclusive environment.

Excellence in Leadership

Leadership guides, models and empowers; ensuring a sense of ownership and inclusion.

Excellence in Progress & Outcomes

Equality of opportunity ensures all learners are nurtured and supported to achieve their full potential.