Autism Aware

Penllergaer is Autism Aware!

Penllergaer Primary is an autism aware school and has ASD Aware status.


  • all governors, teaching and support staff have completed the ‘ASD Aware’ scheme
  • all other support staff (including admin staff and governors) have completed the ‘ASD Aware’ scheme
  • the majority of KS2 pupils have signed the Autism Superhero Charter
  • practice has changed in our school.

Autism Awareness Week 2020

We are entering World Autism Awareness Week in different times to that which we had expected, thanks to so many people’s resilience there is much to be joyous about. There are lots of autism awareness learning resources to help support pupils from home and raise awareness this week:

Help is needed now more than ever to continue to provide support to autistic people and their families, who fear change and feel isolated more than most under normal circumstances. Click on the links below to get useful strategies to support children and adults with autism during this time:

Please click here to visit the National Autistic Society website for more information and additional strategies to support children and adults with autism.