Our approach

At Ivel Valley we deliver a curriculum which is rich in opportunities and experiences, and that ensures lifelong learning.

Our curriculum is planned with the pupils’ needs is mind and is a model which supports personalised learning.

The curriculum is delivered through high quality teaching and through an understanding of each pupil’s needs.

Ivel Valley School is a nurturing environment where children and young people are supported to achieve.

For more information about our curriculum, please contact the appropriate Key Stage leader in the first instance.

Ruth Ellison

Ruth Ellison is the Assistant Principal responsible for curriculum.  Ruth oversees all areas of learning and works with the key stage  leaders to ensure we provide a rich curriculum tailored to our pupils’ needs.


We feel so lucky that our son is a part of a school where children can reach their full potential, no matter what their needs are.

Parent of Ivel Valley Pupil