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Judged on its place in a league table – unremarkable. But the remarkable exists within these figures at this non-selective school. The most able are achieving the high grades you would expect; but so are a good number of those...

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Learning Support tuition at Seaford College is charged as extra to the fees, as is EFL tuition for our overseas pupils.

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Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Judged on its place in a league table – unremarkable. But the remarkable exists within these figures at this non-selective school. The most able are achieving the high grades you would expect; but so are a good number of those of more average abilities, and as an overall picture, they are generally adding at least...


Since 2013, John Green. Background in professional rugby – he teaches the first team, donning wellies with suit. Taught previously at Barry Boys’ School, Ardingly College and Hurstpierpoint, before becoming deputy at Seaford. Married to Sîan with three children, two of whom are still at Seaford.

Tiggerish energy, staunch and unapologetic supporter of the underdog, with a clear vision of how he wants Seaford to be. Works hard to install a sense of value and self worth in all his pupils:...

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Special Education Needs

Pupils are accepted on the basis of a trial day and ability testing, supported by a reference from their current headteacher. If there is a learning difficulty. a report from an Educational Psychologist is useful and may be used in conjunction with our own assessment when making decisions on places. On arrival, all new pupils are given screening tests to check for any difficulties or signs of dyslexia. The Head of Learning Support re-assesses each pupil who has difficulties, and designs a programme for their needs. This programme will be different for every child and may require extra tuition, usually one to one, but sometimes in pairs, on a once or twice a week basis. Individual reports are written on each child and copied to all teaching staff. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyslexia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
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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