- Saint Benedict, A Catholic Voluntary Academy
- Head: Mr Kevin Gritton
- T 01332 557032
- F 01332 553032
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.saintben.derby.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Derby
- Pupils: 1429
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 23rd November 2012
- Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 22nd January 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Expressive Arts at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking English Language at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Expressive Arts at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
Performing arts specialist school
Special Education Needs
As a school, we strive to meet the rights and duties introduced by the SEN and Disabilities Act of 2001 and we actively pursue an approach based on 'inclusion'. This approach seeks to provide an education for all of our students, irrespective of their ability, physical and/or sensory impairment, emotional or behavioural difficulties, which is relevant to their needs. We encourage the fullest possible participation of all our students in the spiritual, educational and social life of the school. The Special Needs Department is composed of four teams of specialists who work together to meet the needs of pupils in the best possible way. These are The Learning Support Team supporting pupils with Learning difficulties; The Enhanced Resource Base Team supporting students with sight and physical difficulties; the Supported Study Room Team supporting students experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties and The Emeral Club Team who offer a nurturing environment to students in years 7 and 8.
|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||Y|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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