Rowdeford School

Address
Rowde
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 2QQ
Tel
01380 850309
Fax
01380 859708
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Rowdeford School, Devizes is a state special school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16. Takes boarders.

Local authority:

Wiltshire

Pupils:

131

Religion:

Non-denominational


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Rowdeford is a school for pupils with comlpex learning needs for students aged 11-16. Within the school is a centre with 30 places for students with social communication difficulties. Read More

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Special Education Needs Survey


SEN Statement

Rowdeford School is a secondary (11-16years), co-educational special school for pupils with complex learning difficulties. This includes pupils whose measured ability and attainment place them on either the moderate learning difficulties spectrum, or at the top end of the severe learning difficulties spectrum. Many also have associated medical conditions and /or syndromes. All are considered to be socially vulnerable. The school has boarding provision for up to 24 pupils. It also has a specialist centre for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, called the Prospect Centre.

All pupils admitted to the school have a Statement of Special Educational Needs under the 1996 Education Act. The school caters for 122 pupils at present and is set to expand to 130.


Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Aspergers Syndrome MildTicked
Aspergers Syndrome ModerateTicked
Aspergers Syndrome Severe
Autism MildTicked
Autism ModerateTicked
Autism Severe
Semantic Pragmatic DisorderTicked
Other AutisticTicked

Behavioural Difficulties

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Attention Deficit Disorder MildTicked
Attention Deficit Disorder ModerateTicked
Attention Deficit Disorder Severe
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders MildTicked
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders ModerateTicked
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders SevereTicked
Emotional and behavioural difficulties MildTicked
Emotional and behavioural difficulties ModerateTicked
Emotional and behavioural difficulties SevereTicked
Conduct Disorders
Obsessive Compulsive DisordersTicked
Oppositional Defiant DisordersTicked
Tourettes and other tic disordersTicked

Genetic and related Disorders

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Down's Syndrome MildTicked
Down's Syndrome ModerateTicked
Down's Syndrome SevereTicked
Fragile XTicked
Other genetic

Learning difficulties

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Moderate learning difficultiesTicked
Profound and multiple learning difficultiesTicked
Severe learning difficultiesTicked

Specific learning difficulties

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Dyscalculia MildTicked
Dyscalculia ModerateTicked
Dyscalculia SevereTicked
Dyslexia MildTicked
Dyslexia ModerateTicked
Dyslexia SevereTicked
Dyspraxia MildTicked
Dyspraxia ModerateTicked
Dyspraxia SevereTicked
Other Specific Learning Difficulties Mild
Other Specific Learning Difficulties Moderate
Other Specific Learning Difficulties SevereTicked
English as an additional languageTicked

Sensory Impairment

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Hearing Impairment MildTicked
Hearing Impairment ModerateTicked
Hearing Impairment SevereTicked
Multi-sensory ImpairmentTicked
Speech and Language DifficultiesTicked
Visual Impairment MildTicked
Visual Impairment ModerateTicked
Visual Impairment SevereTicked

Medical and Related Needs

Currently no provision for.Can provide for but no experience of Experience of Now provide for in school Centre of Excellence for.
Cerebral Palsy MildTicked
Cerebral Palsy ModerateTicked
Cerebral Palsy SevereTicked
"Delicate" childrenTicked
EpilepsyTicked
Eating disordersTicked
Physical Difficulties (Not indicated elsewhere.)Ticked
Other

General Questions

Are all children tested for SEN on entry to the school?Ticked
Please outline the screening programmes used by the school.BPVS, Vernon Spelling, New Macmillan Reading Accuracy and Comprehension
How many children with statements of need or equivalent do you have in the school?122
Do you make special provision for exceptionally gifted children?
Please outline what is on offer for such children
Please indicate if the school has or has available to it any of the following:
Behaviour Support Unit.
Learning Support Unit.
Pupil Referral Unit.
Other withdrawal.TickedSALT, Music Therapy, Retracking, Self-esteem, Toe by Toe ,Catch up
Specialist language centre
Schemes or Initiatives such as SHARE or Playing for Success.
Please indicate if the school has any of the following characteristics:
SEN accreditation, for example by CRESTED?
Centre of excellence for SEN that is Not already outlined?
Good wheelchair access
Provides outreach support?Ticked
Receives outreach support?TickedDevizes School Sports Partnership (sports), The George Ward School (DT, Food Tech, ICT), Springfield School,
Do children with SEN participate fully in sport and other extracurricular activities?TickedFull range of sports, including swimming and dance
Please provide information on staffing. Does the school have:
A SENCO or equivalent?TickedMr Jon Hewitt (Deputy Head)
Staff who will administer prescription medicines to a childTickedResidential Child Care Officers. Head of Care - Tina Cole
Qualified teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment(please say how many, in full-time equivalent).Ticked18
Non-teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment(please say how many, in full-time equivalent).Ticked27 Teaching Assistants, 7 Residential Childcare Officers
Please list specialist qualifications held by teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment.Members of the teaching team have a range of qualifications including TEACCH training, Pecs, Team Teach, SpLD Dyslexia. Advanced Diploma in ASD
Please list specialist qualifications held by non-teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment.TA training levels 1-3 2 TA's currently training as HLTA's Head of Care has DipSW Deputy Head of Care has NVQ4

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