A Purpose Built Unit
Aspen2 at Dover Christ Church Academy is a purpose built specialist unit at the heart of the main school, designated for students with a wide range of profound, severe and complex (PSC) educational needs: severe learning difficulties (SLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

Aspen2 is the PSC/PMLD secondary age "Special School" for the Dover District. All students at Aspen2 have a Statement of Special Educational Need.

Our aim
The aim of Aspen2 is to provide opportunities for students to access a curriculum that:

  • Provides full quality of life
  • Is relevant to their individual, social and educational needs
  • Enables experience and development within the guidelines of the National Curriculum
  • Enables the development within an environment which promotes sharing, group learning and an understanding of society
  • Provides opportunity to access inclusive education that is individual, appropriate and supported with adequate resources
  • Is flexible in approach
  • Is progressive and builds upon achievement and experience.