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  • St Nicholas School
    Reedham Drive
    Purley
    Surrey
    CR8 4DS
  • Head: Mr N Dry
  • T 020 8660 4861
  • F 020 8660 8119
  • E headteacher@st…croydon.sch.uk
  • A special state school for pupils aged from 4 to 11
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Croydon
  • Pupils: 132
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Current Ofsted grade: Good on 22nd May 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 23rd January 2009
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

St Nicholas School was acknowledged as “outstanding” by Ofsted in November 2005. We cater for primary aged pupils who have complex learning difficulties, speech and language disorders and autism. Our facilities include a sensory room, soft play room, cookery facilities, and music facilities. We believe that communication and social education are the key to success, so once a week, one class goes on a social education trip in order to learn how to handle every day situations, for example traffic or the shops.

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