Huish Episcopi Academy A GSG School
- Huish Episcopi Academy
- Head: Mr Andrew Davis
- T 01458 250501
- F 01458 250262
- E office@huishep…omerset.sch.uk
- W www.huishepiscopi.net
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Somerset
- Pupils: 1518
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Open days: September (whole school); November (Sixth Form)
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 13th September 2012
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd January 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Golden rules are set out for all. School council is active and helps to allocate rewards. Year 7 head oversees transition from primaries and visits all feeder schools. One mother of a shy daughter praised the way ‘staff even visited...
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking French - Listening at an English Comprehensive School (QCF Language Qual Child Level 2)
- Best performance by Boys taking French - Reading at an English Comprehensive School (QCF Language Qual Child Level 2)
- Best performance by Boys taking French - Speaking at an English Comprehensive School (QCF Language Qual Child Level 2)
- Best performance by Boys taking French - Writing at an English Comprehensive School (QCF Language Qual Child Level 2)
What The Good Schools Guide saysGolden rules are set out for all. School council is active and helps to allocate rewards. Year 7 head oversees transition from primaries and visits all feeder schools. One mother of a shy daughter praised the way ‘staff even visited our home during the holiday before she joined to...
Since 2013, Andrew Davis BSc PGCPSE NPQH (40s). His degree is in applied science and he is particularly interested in astrophysics, climatology and sedimentology. Was principal of Dawlish Community College for seven years (school became one of the highest performing schools in Devon during his tenure). Previous posts as deputy principal at Exmouth Community College, one of England's largest schools, assistant principal at Plymouth High School for Girls and head of science at Holyrood School in Somerset.
Main interests are in developing teaching and...
Special Education Needs
Students with Special Educational Needs are initially identified through close liaison with the primary schools. Students’ needs are also identified through the initial screening process of assessment and by teacher referral. The school is also very keen to listen to parents’ concerns and work in partnership with parents. Students identified as having additional needs are fully integrated within the school by use of additional resources, including staffing and facilities, following consultation with staff, parents and the student. All teachers are responsible for meeting the needs of all students with special educational needs (as indicated by the revised Code of Practice). Teachers contribute to the development of learning targets for these students through the setting up, monitoring and review of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for all students at School Action, School Action Plus and with Statements. The Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (known as SENCO) will also liaise with outside agencies for the benefit of students identified as having special educational needs. A sensitive approach, which instils confidence, motivation, pride and success in all students, is a fundamental philosophy of the learning support department. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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|
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Careers intervention used by this School
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