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Personalised Provision

  • We have provision for pupils aged 4 to 16 
  • We have specialist classes for pupils with PMLD, ASC, SLD and MLD as we believe their learning environments need to be different 

SLD (with/ without autism)and PMLD classes have a teacher who teaches them for all subjects , whereas some MLD classes (with / without autism) have specialist teachers for French, Maths , English, Drama, Music and Art. The emotional and learning needs of the pupils are considered when deciding how many teachers they experience during a school day.  
Some pupils with Attachment needs have a key adult to provide emotional security through the day. 

Lower Site 

We have 11 classses on the Lower Site each with the equivalent of 1 full time teacher and an average of 2 Teaching Assistants, although this varies according to each class' needs. The average class size is around 7 pupils. 

All classes follow a primary style curriculum model with the pupils remaining with their teacher all day. 

Upper Site 
We have 10 classes in the Upper Site school each with the equivalent of 1 full time teacher and an average of 2 Teaching Assistants, although this varies according to each class' needs. The average class size is around 9 pupils. 
Currently on the Upper Site pupils from year 3 to year 8 follow a primary topic based curriculum.Year 9 is a transition year with pupils having more specialist teachers but also following part of the primary model.Years 10 and 11 have specialist teachers and follow a secondary timetable.

Curriculum Offer

Reporting progress and supporting learning

Holistic Support for your child

Specialist services

  • Speech therapy (NHS)
  • Occupational therapy (NHS)
  • Physiotherapy (NHS)
  • Epilepsy Specialist Nurse (NHS)
  • Paediatricians (NHS) 
  • CAMHS
  • Counselling
  • Attachment workers
  • Connexions (for transition planning)
  • School nurse for medicals and training of staff
  • Music service for instrument tuition
  • Music Therapists 
  • Casework officers
  • School dentist
  • BHISS 
  • Visual Impaired Teacher 
  • Hearing Impaired Teacher 
  • Multi Sensory Impaired Teacher 
  • Educational Psychologists
  • AMAZE
  • PaCC 
  • Social Services

Specialist Communication Staff

We have two staff who work with pupils to support their communication needs .

Maxine Bish works on the Upper Site to support children with speech, language and communication needs. She also supports pupils with sensory needs and works closely with speech and language and occupational therapists.

Samantha Edgar works on the lower site and has specialist training in Makaton, PECS, Eye Gaze, Communicate in Print and other communication software. She also works closely with speech and language and other therapists.

Accessibility

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