On January 22, 2014, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex officially opened the new Livity School building in Steatham, London. According to the official website for Livity the school is:
“…for children with complex needs which was created in September 2001 as part of Lambeth’s Special Needs Strategy. ‘Livity’ is a new word which essentially means ‘Living Life Positively.
The school aims to help all pupils to build self-esteem and confidence thus promoting their maximum achievement. This will enable them to gain the skills necessary to learn and to develop their full potential in all areas of the curriculum.”