News and Events
2017-18 was a busy and productive year at the Atkinson School, for both students and staff. Staff have worked proactively to engage and, in many cases, re-engage the students with education. We are constantly looking for that learning opportunity to … Continue reading
To commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage, the Koestler Trust is producing an art trail of Koestler Award-winning artworks. The idea is simple but powerful: to exhibit 100 framed paintings, drawings, sculptures and poems by women from secure units in … Continue reading
STORY TIME is an exhibition curated by the Koestler Trust in collaboration with Victim Support, at the invitation of the UK Supreme Courts Arts Trust. The exhibition explores the creative ways in which stories can be told through visual means. … Continue reading
Cllr John Hart said: “I was delighted when Atkinson accepted our challenge to produce something for this year. And was very impressed with the quality of designs, which made the choice very difficult. I would like to thank the young people for their efforts.” Continue reading
Students took part in activities to complete an AQA award. The quality of conversation and discussion was overwhelmingly positive, with all our students showing a good understanding of issues around bullying and a very real empathy with victims of bullying and the damaging effect it can have on people.