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  • St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy
    Thornhill Terrace
    Tyne and Wear
    SR2 7JN
  • Head: Mrs Monica Shepherd
  • T 0191 553 7700
  • F 01915 537699
  • E st.anthonys@sc…
  • A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Sunderland
  • Pupils: 1287
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd August 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 19th September 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking English Language & Lit at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Product Design at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

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Special Education Needs

At St Anthony's we aim to ensure that all pupil needs, particularly those with SEN, are met by a personalised curriculum and strong pastoral care. We aim to identify all needs early, and effectively manage transition, at all key stages from KS2 to entry to the world of work, college and university. Our SEN provision uses our key resource, an experienced and stable staff, to provide a happy and secure working environment taking into account the needs of the individual working in partnership with students, parents and other agencies. During our Ofsted Inspection the school was graded 1 for Inclusion and 2 for SEN (the highest two grades). The school was described as: 'a very good school with some excellent features'. St Anthony's works in partnership with diocesan and local authority schools across the region on a huge range of initiatives. It was invited to become a Beacon School by the DfES (while this initiative was in place) and has been a Technology College since 1999. Results in our core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Modern Foreign Languages are a strength. The curriculum offered is very broad at KS3 and KS4 with 35 subjects offered to advanced level.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers 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
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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