- Southlands School
Tyne and Wear
- Head: Mr D J Erskine
- T 0191 200 6348
- F 01912 005674
- E Southlands.sch…yneside.gov.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: North Tyneside
- Pupils: 108
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 14th November 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 4th December 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school now has specialist provision for a small number of young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in addition to their MLD. These students have access to the main school's curriculum appropriate to their needs. The school is also operating a very successful inclusion programme supporting students with particular curriculum strengths into mainstream classes to access GCSE's. ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
Southlands school makes provision for young people with moderate learning difficulties and other complexities of need. It has specialist provision for a small number who have additional social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and provides supported access to local mainstream schools' GCSE curriculum for students with subject strengths. The school offers the full National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 & 4 in addition to a comprehensive work related curriculum in a wide range of areas. These are accessed jointly by similar ability students from four local mainstream high schools as part of an inclusive programme to meet wider student needs.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|