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04 Apr 2014

TreeHouse School receives Department for Education PE grant

TreeHouse School has received a grant of £4,986 from the Department for Education to spend on improving our provision of PE and sports for the 2013/2014 academic year.
26 Mar 2014

Ambitious College to open in September 2014

We are delighted to announce that Ambitious College will now open in September 2014. The College will be located at Barnet and Southgate College’s Grahame Park site and will open with up to 25 learners.
21 Jan 2014

NICE announces new autism quality standard

A new autism quality standard has been announced by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). It contains measurable standards to improve quality and care of services adults and children with autism receives.
28 Nov 2013

A tribute to Jayne Carslake

Today we want to pay tribute to Jayne Carslake, who worked in TreeHouse School for many years, and recently lost her long battle with cancer and very sadly passed away.
21 Nov 2013

Children’s Minister Edward Timpson MP visits Ambitious about Autism

Children’s Minister Edward Timpson MP visited Ambitious about Autism today to meet young people with autism and speak to parents whose children are supported by its post-16 service Ambitious Support. He also met Cian Binchy, a Youth Patron for Ambitious about Autism.
28 Oct 2013

Public consultation opens for the Rise School

We are delighted to announce that the Rise School, which will support children and young people with autism aged 4-19, will be co-locating with Feltham Community College in Feltham for a proposed September 2014 opening. A public consultation for the Rise School opens today, Monday 28 October 2013.
03 Jul 2013

Malaysian Prime Minister’s wife visits Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism hosted an official visit from Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, and Datin Sri Hazizah Zakaria, wife of the Malaysian High Commissioner.
17 Jun 2013

Parents and carers: Help to shape our strategy

As a valued supporter of the charity we would like you to have a say in how our strategy is developed by completing a short online survey.
05 Jun 2013

Katy Lee elected to UK Society of Behaviour Analysis

Katy Lee, TreeHouse School’s Principal ABA Consultant, has been elected to the inaugural Board of Governors of the UK Society of Behaviour Analysis (UK-SBA).
21 Mar 2013

Ambitious about Autism hosting a series of free transition seminars for parents and carers

Ambitious about Autism is hosting a series of free seminars for parents and carers of young adults with a learning disability, following the success of our Family Support season of live online Q&As.
08 Mar 2013

Join our next Talk about Autism online Q & A with Dr Wendy Lawson

Dr Wendy Lawson, psychologist, counsellor, lecturer and author on the autism spectrum, will take part in a live online Q & A with Talk about Autism on Thursday 14 March 2013 at 8-9pm GMT.
07 Mar 2013

Lord Storey visits Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism and TreeHouse School welcomed Lord Storey who visited on 6 March 2013. Lord Storey toured the school and learned about some of the vocational opportunities open to pupils.

Virginia Bovell talks about founding TreeHouse School in new video

In our new video, Virginia Bovell, founding parent of TreeHouse School and Vice President of Ambitious about Autism, talks about how she became involved with the other parents who helped found the school in 1997.
22 Jan 2013

Response to the Metropolitan Police appeal against judgment by Judge Robert Nelson on autism case - ZH v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (14 March 2012)

Read our response to the Metropolitan Police appeal against judgment by Judge Robert Nelson on autism case - ZH v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis.
15 Jan 2013

Capital FM presenters Pandora and Will Cozens visit TreeHouse School

Capital FM presenters Pandora and Will Cozens visited TreeHouse School to look at the Capital Sixth Form Learning Stations a year after they were launched.
21 Dec 2012

TreeHouse School appears in The Guardian

Staff and students from TreeHouse School have appeared in The Guardian.
19 Nov 2012

TreeHouse School receives ‘outstanding’ rating in Ofsted inspection

TreeHouse School has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. TreeHouse School is provided by the national charity for children and young people with autism Ambitious about Autism.
07 Nov 2012

TreeHouse School to host East Finchley Art Group Winter Craft Fair on Sunday 18 November

Treehouse School is hosting the East Finchley Art Group Winter Craft Fair for the first time on Sunday the 18 November.
23 Oct 2012

The Joy of Colour

Artwork produced by pupils from TreeHouse School is being exhibited at The Emporium Tea Rooms and Gift Shop in Muswell Hill.

Ofsted inspection of Treehouse School from 24 to 25 October 2012

Ofsted will be inspecting TreeHouse School on 24-25 October 2012. They would like to know what carers/parents of pupils think about the school.
17 Oct 2012

Ambitious about Autism at Conservative Party Conference

Last week Ambitious about Autism’s policy team attended the Conservative Party Conference . The team met with a number of MPs to talk about the draft Children and Families Bill as well as update them on our Finished at School campaign.

Lord Touhig visits Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism and TreeHouse School were delighted to welcome Lord Touhig who visited this week. Lord Touhig had a tour of the school and learned about some of the vocational opportunities open to TreeHouse School pupils.
04 Oct 2012

Autism education Competency Framework launched

Ambitious about Autism has supported the development of the Autism Education Trust training programme which is currently being rolled out to schools across England. A key part of the programme is the development of a Competency Framework for professionals working with children and young people with autism aged 5 – 16 years old.
19 Sep 2012

Presenter Sarah Cawood helps Ambitious about Autism celebrate its 15th birthday

Ambitious about Autism Ambassador and presenter Sarah Cawood officially launched our 15th birthday walk on Saturday 15 September 2012.
13 Sep 2012

Multi Me at Treehouse School

TreeHouse School is excited to announce that we have signed up to work on a two year project with Multi Me interactive planning and networking tool.
03 Aug 2012

All the fun of the TreeHouse School Summer Fair 2012

A few raindrops couldn’t stop the fun at the TreeHouse Summer Fair 2012! It was fantastic so many TreeHouse Parents and their families turned out to help and came along to enjoy all the fun of the fair.
23 Jul 2012

New polytunnel for TreeHouse School

A new greenhouse polytunnel has been opened in TreeHouse School’s garden by long-term supporter Tim Barber. Tim Barber made a donation to help buy the polytunnel which was also funded by a grant by Capital Growth.
10 Jul 2012

TreeHouse School celebrates 15th birthday in style

TreeHouse School, Ambitious about Autism’s specialist education service, celebrated its 15th birthday today. The special occasion was marked with a celebration for parents and staff and a birthday party for pupils, including face painting and wellington boot throwing.
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