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  • Palfrey Junior School
    Dale Street
    Walsall
    West Midlands
    WS1 4AH
  • Head: Mr Max Vlahakis
  • T 01922 721092
  • F 01922 720 715
  • E postbox@palfre…walsall.sch.uk
  • W www.palfrey-j.walsall.sch.uk
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 7 to 11
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Walsall
  • Pupils: 358
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Current Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 2nd December 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 6th November 2013
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Palfrey is a thriving multicultural school with strong community links. End of Key Stage 2 for 2004 show the school to be one of the most improved in the country and we have received much press interest both locally and nationally. The school is fully inclusive of a range of Special Educational Needs and English as an Additional Language as well as being effectively set up and resourced for the Gifted and Talented.We hold the Gold Arts mark for visual arts, music and drama as well as the Activemark Gold for sport. We take pride in delivering a rich and rewarding curriculum to children in a deprived area. Whatever their background or ability, our children are happy and successful. ...Read more

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Special Education Needs

Palfrey Junior School is fully inclusive of children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and/or English as an Additional Language. We have expertise in working with hearing and visually impaired children, physical disabilities, ADHD, and those with learning difficulties. We have had children with Dysgraphia, Neurofibromatosis and Agensis of the Corpus Callosum. We take pride in offering all our children equal access to a rich curriculum, regardless of ability. At Palfrey we also offer pastoral care from a committed and caring staff. We believe that school should be a happy and rewarding experience for all.

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