South Shore Academy
- South Shore Academy
St Anne's Road
- Head: Ms Jane Bailey
- T 01253 345522
- E admin@southsho…ackpool.sch.uk
- W southshoreacademy.co.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Blackpool
- Pupils: 764
- Religion: None
- Current Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 5th July 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 7th May 2015
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
Palatine has a dedicated Learning Support Area in addition to a Behaviour Support Unit. Learning Support is staffed by two qualified SpLD teachers and ten Learning Support Assistants. Students are supported in a number of ways, either by additional staff in smaller classes, or by extra withdrawal classes in small groups to enhance basic skills. Students are withdrawn from timetabled lessons on a rotational basis for these, so they also continue to access the full curriculum with their peers. We have 15 computers in Learning Support with a variety of programmes, including "Successmaker", an Integrated Learning System allowing students to work at their own pace on indidvidual programmes. We feel we provide a supportive, caring environment, offering encouragement before, after and during the school day, for every student to discover their own personal strengths.
|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|
|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|