Situated in a beautiful location in the small town of Darwen, Lancashire, Aurora Woodlands is a small specialist school providing personalised, tailored academic and therapeutic support in a calm, nurturing environment. Our team of skilled and experienced practitioners use a ‘Thrive’ approach to support young people with complex needs, helping them to reach their educational aspirations and prepare for a successful future.
Our students enjoy access to a range of specialist on-site facilities, including:
- Five-a-side 3G football pitch
- Wellbeing “Woodlands” Therapeutic Suite
- Nurture area
- Fully equipped art room
- Food Technology Room
- Science Lab
- “Highgrove” horticulture and forest school provision
Our multi-sensory room incorporates light, sound and a range of specialised equipment for both interaction and relaxation.
We also run a varied Outdoor and Social Education programme, which is designed to build confidence, self-esteem and friendships through a range of exciting activities including kayaking, rock climbing, skiing and fell-walking.