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A New Minibus for Rutherford School

Rutherford School, part of the Garwood Foundation has been presented with a new minibus by Lord’s and Ladies Taverners with their sponsor, the Pen Partnership. Their generous donation will enable the children of Rutherford School, who all have profound and multiple learning disabilities, to go on trips to enhance their learning, but also their life…

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London Marathon Runners!

Rutherford School and The Garwood Foundation have been fortunate to have some very special people run the London Marathon in aid of the school. Read more about the teams / runners below where you can also find their virgin money fundraising links. Please help us by supporting these incredible athletes. Brendan, Jon and Matt are…

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Rutherford’s Morden Nativity 2018

On the 5th December the pupils and staff staged their annual Christmas Play, Rutherford’s Morden Nativity. Emmanuel Church in South Croydon kindly opened their doors to us again and welcomed everybody with warm cups of coffee and tea and something to eat. The pupils and staff did an amazing job. The play was narrated by Collin and…

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Jack Petchey Awards Evening 2018

Jack Petchey Awards Evening 2018. Rutherford school is very proud of our pupils, Prince, Connor and Abigail who are the recipients of the prestigious Jack Petchey award as well as Mercelynn Hopeson who won the Jack Petchey Leadership award for 2018! Over 1600 schools, colleges and youth organizations throughout London and Essex run the scheme. …

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Remembrance Day Activities.

This week took time to remember the members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty during the First World War. Classes took part in our own Remembrance week creating poppies and listening to war time music. 6th Form created these beautiful poppies from recycled plastic bottles to decorate the ramp…

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Helpful Info: Transition into Adulthood.

As parents and carers of pupils with very specific special needs the thought of transitioning into adulthood can be daunting and an uphill battle. Recently Christy, parent to a non-verbal special needs son, made contact with the school after seeing our web page. She has done a lot of research on this topic and has…

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