Elmfield School

Partners & Community

Upper Horfield Community School

Our new co-location partners at our Primary site. Both schools share a central reception area with meeting rooms, but the two schools have completely separate classrooms, play grounds etc. We are individually responsible for all aspects of education for our schools, but have the opportunity to work together for enrichment and to develop friendships between pupils. This is a fantastic opportunity for both schools.

Please click here to visit their website.

Fairfield High School

The Secondary Department of Elmfield School is located within Fairfield High School.

Elmfield works in partnership with Fairfield to provide a broad curriculum to Elmfield students and to extend opportunities for inclusion within and beyond the school day.

Elmfield children join Fairfield classes for certain lessons and we provide CSW (Communication Support Worker) support in those lessons to interpret and help with all aspects of learning.

Children are able to access a wide range of Key Stage 4 options because of our partnership, as well as access to vocational college courses.

Fairfield offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities including Sports and other clubs which Elmfield children are able to join with the support of a CSW.  Fairfield teachers also offer after school study support in GCSE subjects for Elmfield children who are in their lessons.

Elmfield and Fairfield share some spaces within the building, including the library, dining area, drama and dance studios and Astroturf but have separate classrooms and office space. 

Family Centre Deaf Children

The Family Centre (Deaf Children) supports parents and children with all
levels of hearing loss and is located within Elmfield School for Deaf
Children (Primary site).  They provide both courses and a social network for
all families with deaf children or deaf parents, running regular events and


 General Enquiries

07919 575247  


The Family Centre (Deaf Children)
Greystoke Avenue
BS10 6AY



NDCS is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

They believe that

Deaf children can do anything other children can do, given early diagnosis and the right support from the start.

  • Deaf children should be involved in decisions which affect them at as early an age as possible.
  • Families are the most important influence on deaf children and young people, and need clear, balanced information to make informed choices.
  • Effective language and communication skills lie at the heart of deaf children and young people’s social, emotional and intellectual development.
  • Deaf children should be valued by society and have the same opportunities as any other child. 

How they can help

NDCS is an organisation of families, parents and carers, providing emotional and practical support through our Freephone Helpline, our network of trained support workers, our wide range of other support services and our publications and website.

As the leading provider of impartial information and individual advocacy on every aspect of childhood deafness, NDCS can help with welfare rights and benefit claims, making education choices, advising on health and audiology and technology, or simply as someone to talk to.

NDCS campaigns for improvements in services aimed at families with deaf children, working with central and local government, health authorities, education professionals, social services, manufacturers and voluntary organisations.

NDCS is based in London, with offices in Birmingham, Belfast, Cardiff and Glasgow

Please click here for information about family support that the NDCS offer.

Please click here for information from the NDCS on how to help your child stay safe online.



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3. Select Elmfield School Fund as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app


Supportive Parents

Supportive Parents provides the statutory Parent Partnership Service in Bristol. They have produced a range of new publicity materials.

Please click here to visit their website.