Pupil populations

Our pupils are drawn from three main populations all of who are educated within an interdisciplinary environment:

Hearing  Impaired / Deaf pupils who 

  • Require access to British Sign Language
  • May have additional needs deriving from cerebral palsy or other physical disabilities, autism, learning difficulties, visual impairment, communication difficulties  or other low incidence disabilities
  • Require high staffing levels and small groups

Autistic pupils who

  • Have communication and / or social communication difficulties and require intensive speech and language therapy to support their development
  • Require sensory integration activities and interventions
  • May require specialist low stimulation environments including small work / relaxation rooms
  • Work in small groups with high levels of support

Pupils with complex needs and profound and multiple learning difficulties who

  • Need a sensory curriculum with opportunities for specialist occupational therapy and physiotherapy
  • Require a specialist, adapted environment with a range of therapeutic opportunities
  • On-site school nursing service who ensure that the staff are able to support pupils with personal care needs, epilepsy, PEG / JEJ feeding and respiratory difficulties