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Head is very experienced, a chap who knows the area, married, with two children, both now up and flying. Charming, articulate and fun, 'Love this job – I cannot believe how lucky I am to have it. Everyone thinks I am nuts'. It's not so easy to get good staff, fairly high turnover, and...

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Special Education Needs

Harris Academy has a Support for Learning department to help all pupils fulfill their potential. In addition there is a Resourced Location which caters for pupils with autistic spectrum disorder. There are pupils in each year group S1 to S6. The provision has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the young people. In the six years it has been open, the school has managed to rise to the challenge of inclusion for all the young people, and has benefited greatly as a result.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
BESD - Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
Visual Impairment

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