Uplands School A GSG School
- Uplands School
The Learning Campus
- Head: Ms Jackie Smith/Ms Deirdre Fitzpatrick
- T 01793 707590
- F 01793 703396
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.uplands.swindon.sch.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 11 to 25 with severe to profound learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, and emotional and behavioural needs
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Swindon
- Pupils: 84
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 16th July 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 14th July 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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What the Good Schools Guide says...
We saw a class of three complex needs children working on switch-control, with an interactive screen and hamburger-style buttons, which rewarded their efforts with a burst of heavy metal music. Parents praised the staff: ‘Simple things we take for granted, they have the time and the patience to do it’.
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Special Education Needs
Uplands is a community secondary special school catering for students from eleven to nineteen years who have a range of special educational needs. The students have severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and may also have aspergers' syndrome, autism, epilepsy or a hearing, speech and language or visual impairment.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|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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