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  • King Alfred's
    Portway
    Wantage
    Oxfordshire
    OX12 9BY
  • Head: Mrs Jo Halliday
  • T 01235 225700
  • F 01235 225779
  • E office.4142@ki…ds.oxon.sch.uk
  • W www.kaacademy.org
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Oxfordshire
  • Pupils: 1860
  • Religion: None
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 2nd November 2011
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 11th July 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Committed to inclusion with special programmes for Gifted and Talented students and a pioneering programme of after college electives available to all students.

Converted to an academy 2011.

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Special Education Needs

King Alfred's provides support for students with SEN in all lessons - mainly via a suitably differentiated curiculum but in some instances with the additional support from Teaching Assistants. We are an inclusive establishment and work hard to enable all students to achieve their potential. As a training school staff are encouraged to take part in a variety of courses aimed at helping them to develop their teaching skills with regards to SEN, Teaching and Learning approaches, e-learning etc.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
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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