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Our SEN Department supports students in school with a wide range of needs such as:
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including Asperger’s Syndrome
  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Emotional, social and mental health needs
  • Moderate hearing Impairments
  • Learning difficulties
  • Speech, language & communication needs


There is a clear ethos about the school that sets the safety of pupils as a high priority. Staff are vigilant and leaders work closely with external agencies in the community to ensure that appropriate action is being taken to keep the most vulnerable pupils safe
Ofsted 2017

We effectively fill the ‘Learning Gap’ by providing timely personalised interventions; we deploy a range of strategies and varying levels of interventions dependent upon individual need such as:
  • Quality First Teaching
  • Educational Teaching Assistant support and guidance
  • Peer support
  • Access to additional ICT resource
  • Scaffolding/extra time for tasks
  • Extra numeracy/literacy help
  • Evolve access
  • Nurture group place
  • BEYOND access (listening service)
  • Examination access arrangement testing
  • Advice through school nursing service
  • Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Screening
  • Life Skills
  • Corrective Reading
  • High quality Classroom Support
  • Reading Age Assessment
  • Cognitive Testing
Teaching assistants make a strong contribution to pupils’ learning. They support pupils with a range of abilities and have the subject knowledge they need to answer questions and intervene promptly when pupils are struggling with their work
Ofsted 2017

Outside agency support
  • Educational psychologist
  • Children’s Emotional Wellbeing Service (CHEWS)
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
  • Communication and Interaction Team (CIAT)
  • Hearing impaired service
  • Social services
  • Speech & Language Outreach Service
  • Autism Outreach Service