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Columbia Grange School

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Some of our class 6 pupils representative us and Sunderland in a sporting competition - click the Sporthall Athletics news below to find out more.  

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Christmas performance 112Dec2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

For parents/carers of pupils in classes EY, 1, 2, 3, 4 & 7

Christmas performance 213Dec2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

For parents/carers of pupils in classes 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, & 11

Christmas Jumper Day14Dec2018

9:10 am - 3:30 pm

Everyone welcome to wear their Christmas Jumper to school today.

Children's Christmas Dinner14Dec2018

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Children will be served a Christmas lunch today.

Festive Gathering / Coffee Afternoon14Dec2018

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Details to follow

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Columbia Grange is a co-educational school for children with severe learning difficulties and/or autism between the ages of two to eleven years. The school opened in September 2003 and is a purpose built provision with additional facilities for those pupils with autism. The school benefits from assessment facilities in our nursery, various therapy rooms, indoor/outdoor adventure playground, information technology room, music room, library, food technology room, sound and light studio and a parent’s room. The school has extensive outdoor facilities including a multi-purpose play area, pupil’s garden, nature trail and a discovery park.


With the current political drive towards increased inclusion, Columbia Grange act as a flexible base, whereby children (with ASD) from mainstream schools can attend on a temporary basis as part of a planned intervention strategy. In addition to these facilities the school also benefits from having an outreach department, which is staffed by a highly qualified and experienced team of specialists in autism. The school has established itself as a training centre for autism within the city, sharing good practice and delivering training.


Columbia Grange School is not affiliated to any particular religious denomination.