- Lexden Primary School with Unit for Hearing Impaired Pupils
- Head: Mrs Doretta Cowie
- T 01206 573519
- F 01206 763 179
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.lexden.essex.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Essex
- Pupils: 232
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 3rd July 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 23rd May 2012
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
Lexden School has an 18 place Unit for Hearing Impaired children from Nursery to Year 6. We have two qualified Teachers of the Deaf and currently 7 teaching assistants. The children's hearing losses range from moderate to profound and they all have post-aural aids or cochlear implants. We use Total Communication, which embraces Speech, Sign Supported English and British Sign Language. The school has a policy of inclusion - all children are on class rolls and are supported within their class by a teaching assistant with BSL skills. They are also withdrawn to the unit individually or in a small group by the Teacher of the Deaf or teaching assistant for speech and language work, currriculum reinforcement and pre-tutoring. A speech and language therapist and BSL tutor run regular sessions.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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|