Redwood Park School A GSG School
- Redwood Park School
- Head: Mrs Alison Beane
- T 023 9237 7500
- F 023 9220 1104
- E information@re…parkschool.com
- W www.redwoodparkschool.co.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16 with moderate learning difficulties and complex needs
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Portsmouth
- Pupils: 134
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 29th January 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 14th October 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school caters for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties.
What the parents say...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Interim Executive Headteacher
Mrs Alison Beane.
It’s a rare special school which asks us to schedule our visit around the GCSE exams – but students here may be taking up to six. GCSEs are offered in English, maths, science, art, geography, and hospitality and catering. There are optional Saturday morning classes for year 11, to blitz on English or maths in preparation for GCSEs. Other children take entry level English, maths and ICT, or AQA accredited courses – they all leave with some certificates.
School is pleased as punch that some of the pupils have left from a school for moderate learning disabilities with a B at GCSE maths. And in art they achieved above the national average for all students in a recent exam – out of nine entrants, six gained a...
Special Education Needs
Redwood Park is a community special school providing for pupils from eleven to sixteen years who have special educational needs. Pupils have moderate learning difficulties including complex needs and autistic spectrum disorders. All children have a statement of special educational needs and some have behaviour problems.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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|