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  • Slindon College
    West Sussex
    BN18 0RH
  • Head: Mr David Quick
  • T 01243 814320
  • F 01243 814702
  • E registrar@slin…
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  • A special independent school for boys aged from 8 to 18 with specific learning difficulties, AD(H)D, and mild autism spectrum conditions
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: West Sussex
  • Pupils: 100
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: Day £17,700; Boarding £28,335 pa
  • Open days: Individual visits and tours preferred
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

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We provide a unique educational experience tailored to individual needs. A variety of SENs are catered for in a small, family-orientated environment by supportive and experienced staff. All prospective new entrants must undergo a trial period before any commitment is made. Great selection of activities to suit all. Wonderful rural setting with views to south coast....Read more

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Special Education Needs

We are a centre of excellence for moderate but complex specific learning difficulties including AD(H)D, dyslexia, dyspraxia, Asperger's Syndrome (mild) and others that may overlap. Slindon is also a haven for less able or vulnerable pupils who will not thrive in large classes. We have a warm and friendly atmosphere. The school adopts a holistic approach to learning support. Small classes with experienced teachers and a large team of classroom assistants are further supported by ICT, a dyslexia unit, dietary measures, Bowen therapy and medication. Special Needs planning is present at every level. Individual Education Planning goes beyond the classroom and is truly unique. Every pupil is fully included, enabled, valued and encouraged. 10-09

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 Y
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
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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