Welcome to our school!

I am incredibly proud and fortunate to be the Headteacher at The Pines School. We are an all age ASC specific school and have provision for 280 young people from all over Birmingham aged 3 – 16. Our young people are amazing and are at the heart of everything we do in school.

We embrace the differing needs and individual personalities of all of our pupils and try to ensure that this is reflected in the diverse curriculum we offer. Our young people are the most important asset to our school and to support them we benefit from a dedicated, specialist staff who strive to ensure that our pupils reach their maximum potential.

We are lucky that within our building we have a range of specialist rooms to enhance the learning opportunities of our pupils, including a Food Technology, Science, Computing, Design Technology/Art, and a separate hall for PE. We have three sensory rooms and two amazing therapy rooms – giving pupils access to a sensory circuit. Recently we have developed a mental health well-being hub that provides our young people with an additional space to talk and promote their wellbeing. We have worked hard to develop outdoor learning opportunities for our pupils and have a Forest School area on site and a truly inspirational allotment less than a five minute walk from the school. This gives the young people opportunities to explore the environment and we are developing some budding gardeners!

We work in collaboration with a range of external agencies, Governors, parents/carers, therapists and other educational establishments, to provide the best education and care for our young people. We are part of the Birmingham Special Schools Cooperative Trust and work closely with the schools within this, and all Special schools across Birmingham.

Here you will find information about The Pines School, our work, our approach to education and our links within the local community. As I have said we are very proud of our school, our students and their achievements and our dedicated staff team.

Thank you for your interest in our school.

Emma Pearce