Priory Community School
- Priory Community School
- Head: Mr Neville Coles
- T 01934 511411
- F 01934 520199
- E neville.coles@…omerset.sch.uk
- W www.priory.n-somerset.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: North Somerset
- Pupils: 1262
- Religion: None
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 7th November 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 1st July 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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Special Education Needs
Priory Community School has a skilled Team of Teaching Assistants who provide support in or out of the classroom on a one to one or small group basis. Such support is often put into place before students arrive at Priory due to the thorough transition process and good communication between our staff and the local primary schools. Small groups of students with specific literacy difficulties are withdrawn to our Key Stage 3 Support Base for 'Mission' groups in years 7-9 with the Key Stage 3 Manager or a part time specialist Dyslexia Teacher. In Key Stage 4 some students are given the opportunity to opt for a tailored vocational programme which includes the opportunity to study an NVQ qualification at our local College of Further Education and undertake regular work experience, as well as completing five GCSE subjects in school. In addition, our Key Stage 4 Support Base is always open for extra "back up" for students seeking coursework guidance. This area of our curriculum is rapidly expanding, giving some of our students with SEN the flexible options that they need. Our Behaviour Support Base concentrates mainly on students with Emotional and Behavioural difficulties, but also provides for those who need a personal approach to re-integration to school following time out of education or fixed term exclusions. It is open from 7.30 every morning for a "Breakfast Club",at break and lunch times and holds groups for students who need help with similar emotional difficulties.
|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|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future First||Building an alumni community|