- The Avenue Special School
- 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|
|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|