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  • The Avenue Special School
    Conwy Close
    Tilehurst
    Reading
    Berkshire
    RG30 4BZ
  • Head: Dame Sue Bourne
  • T 0118 937 5554
  • F 01189 015 558
  • E head.theavenue…reading.gov.uk
  • A special state school for pupils aged from 2 to 19
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Reading
  • Pupils: 115
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd November 2011
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th August 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

The Avenue School is a community school catering for pupils from two to nineteen years who have severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties including physical disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school has an Investor in People award and is involved in the Healthy Schools Initiative. Local achievements include Reading in Bloom gold award 2005 and Pride of Reading 2005. There are links with the community and other educational establishments.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
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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