Bishop Hedley Catholic High School

Address
Gwaunfarren Road
Penydarren
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 9AN
Tel
01685 721747
Fax
01685 385 292
Email
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Bishop Hedley Catholic High School, Merthyr Tydfil is a state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Local authority:

Merthyr Tydfil

Pupils:

602

Religion:

Roman Catholic


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School Self Portrait

Bishop Hedley Catholic High School is a voluntary aided school in the Archdiocese of Cardiff. It serves the catholic community in the Heads of the Valleys area. Non catholic parents seeking a christian based education for their children are also welcome.
In its last Inspection Report inspectors said "Bishop Hedley continues to be a good school and has improved since its previous inspection". Read More

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Special Education Needs Survey


SEN Statement

Bishop Hedley High School operates a whole school policy to enable pupils with a wide range of difficulties to be able to achieve their full potential and are recognised as valuable members of our school community. Every member of staff is committed to being teachers of pupils with a wide range of difficulties . We are acknowledged by our LEA to have an excellent and successful Dyslexia and Behavioural record.

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 SevereTicked
Autism MildTicked
Autism ModerateTicked
Autism SevereTicked
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 SevereTicked
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 DisordersTicked
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 geneticTicked

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 Severe
Other Specific Learning Difficulties Mild
Other Specific Learning Difficulties Moderate
Other Specific Learning Difficulties Severe
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?TickedWhole year cohort assessed for literacy and numeracy skills
Please outline the screening programmes used by the school.London Reading Test + BAS Basic Maths Skills for transition. Spar Reading Test, Spar Spelling Test, Dyslexia Assessments , wide range of assessments used for more specific difficulties and Special Arrangements for examinations
How many children with statements of need or equivalent do you have in the school?Various with intake, most children now catered by placement on school action and school action plus
Do you make special provision for exceptionally gifted children?Ticked
Please outline what is on offer for such childrenFast track and extension work
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.TickedWithdrawal classes for specialised programmes of work and behaviour counselling
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?
Receives outreach support?
Do children with SEN participate fully in sport and other extracurricular activities?Ticked
Please provide information on staffing. Does the school have:
A SENCO or equivalent?Ticked
Staff who will administer prescription medicines to a childTicked
Qualified teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment(please say how many, in full-time equivalent).Tickedthree
Non-teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment(please say how many, in full-time equivalent).
Please list specialist qualifications held by teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment.Certificate in Dyslexia, Behaviour Difficulties , SCIP trained to handle aggressive pupils
Please list specialist qualifications held by non-teaching staff with learning support or SEN commitment.

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