Pictor Academy do not have a Facebook page at present, however, our parents do have their own – they use it to plan events etc.

All details and a link will be available here soon.

South Manchester Down's Syndrome Support Group April Newsletter

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The 2nd edition of Kidz to Adultz Magazine

Have you seen the latest issue?


The second issue of the new Kidz to Adultz magazine is now online to read after being distributed at the Kidz to Adultz exhibition recently.


It’s packed full of useful and interesting articles including opportunities to win prizes such as personalised spokeguard covers and books. You’ll find:


·        A self-care guide for parent-carers

·        Low cost clothing adaptations that make a difference

·        A guide to moving & handling

·        Autism experiences that have resulted in an inspirational book

·        A remarkable account from a mother where she describes ‘Hurtling down an unmarked road’

·        …and much more!


Why not take a look now. And if you have a story that you think should be in a future issue, why not get in touch with us and let us know.

Email magazine@disabledliving.co.uk


Read the latest issue HERE

Pictor Academy

Pictor Academy caters for children aged 2 – 11 with special educational needs arising from a range of conditions. A large number of pupils have an autistic spectrum disorder. This means that they have difficulties communicating and interacting with others. They will also have difficulties with play and imagination. Some of our pupils have physical difficulties whilst others may have a language disorder or have a general developmental delay.

Mission Statement

We promote achievement for all and an enjoyment in learning for life

We help each pupil to succeed through a challenging curriculum, innovative teaching and highly trained, experienced staff

We build effective and engaging learning partnerships between school and home

Outreach Support

We are now able to offer the following outreach support to settings:

• observation and advice on meeting the needs of a targeted pupil including strategies, differentiating the curriculum and developing Individual Education Plans

• training packages to support a school in meeting the needs of a targeted pupil

• workshops for staff training and development