- Kingswode Hoe School
- Head: Mrs E Drake
- T 01206 576408
- F 01206 571 477
- E admin@kingswod…e.essex.sch.uk
- W www.kingswodeh…e.essex.sch.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 5 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Essex
- Pupils: 124
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 9th December 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 11th November 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Kingswode Hoe is now developing an outreach department which involves working with schools in the local community of Colchester. Work is carried out with both primary and secondary aged pupils with SEN, both with and without statements.
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Special Education Needs
Kingswode Hoe School is an all aged mixed school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties. All pupils have a statement of SEN and are admitted to the school by Essex LEA. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum which includes the National Curriculum. In addition we focus on speech, language and communication through the Social Use of Language Programme (SULP)and on social skills with particular emphasis on raising self esteem. The school runs a 'buddy' system and a School Council for pupils. In KS4, we offer a range of accreditation including GCSE (maths), Entry Level & ASDAN, as well as work experience (3 sessions in Y11) and college link courses in Y10 and Y11. We work closely with the Connexions service to ensure a smooth transition post 16. We are currently developing Outreach provision, allowing us to work with mainstream primary and secondary schools to support SEN pupils and to allow our pupils to have some mainstream experience. We are experienced with a range of pupils including those with Asperger's syndrome, Down's syndrome, Fragile X, Kleinfelter's; ADHD, ADD, ODD, speech & language difficulties, dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia and emotional difficulties.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|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||Y|
|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|