NOTTON House Academy in Notton, near Lacock has recently had its care rating upgraded to good by Ofsted for the first time in 14 years.

Last Friday the local MP Michelle Donelan made a visit to meet the staff and have a tour of the school. Michelle was shown around the revamped residential school by headteacher Michelle Reysenn and head of care and pastoral Louise Gardiner.

The improvements said the school make the building a much kinder environment for a child to learn and develop. Michelle Reysenn told the MP the boys have played an active role in helping to choose décor and shape the spaces in which they live.

Notton is a Bristol school and although it is located in Wiltshire and the school takes in boys from the county and elsewhere.

The students have special educational needs and disability including social, emotional and mental health needs, and speech, language and communication needs or and autistic spectrum condition.