GLADE School (ASC)

GLADE School in Totton, Southampton specialises in educating students aged between 11 - 19 with Autistic Spectrum Condition.

About Us

In 2019, our school was the first in Hampshire to receive an Autism-friendly award from the National Autistic Society.

We recognise the importance of helping students with autism to develop problem-solving skills to promote independence both in school and in the transition to adult life. We strongly believe in creating an individualised programme to meet each child’s needs adapting a unique ‘autistic curriculum’. This not only captures the students learning needs but also addresses social, emotional and communication needs of children and young people with autism, and nurtures their independence and well-being.

Reputation Matters

We offer a unique experience to each and every student who walks through our door. We give them the best opportunities that we can.

Laura Rowe
Director of Education

When I joined GLADE, I had missed 3 years of education and they caught me up in a year and a half.


Professionally Qualified Staff

Our staff are regularly trained in courses and techniques to enable effective practice in supporting students to make good progress both academically and socially. The school promotes joint working with specialist health practitioners and have their own therapy team, which includes a Speech and Language Therapist, an Occupational Therapist, Music Therapist and Play Therapist.

Our Values

At GLADE, we live by our values. We accept, inspire and nurture students, offering a bespoke education with a therapeutic approach. We encourage students to be ambitious for their next steps.

  • Pupils’ personal development is prioritised, particularly the development of social skills. The curriculum includes lots of opportunities to understand and thrive in the wider community. There are carefully planned and managed opportunities for pupils to learn to interact with others.

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Latest Ofsted Report

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Therapeutic Education

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Contact us today

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49 Junction Road, Totton, Southampton, UK

02380 867 036

Monday – Friday 8 am – 4 pm

Headteacher: Emma Moore

GLADE School
49 Junction Road, Totton
Southampton, SO40 3BU

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