Woolgrove School Special Needs Academy A GSG School
- Woolgrove School Special Needs Academy
Letchworth Garden City
- Head: Mrs Lisa Hall
- T 01462 622422
- F 01462 622022
- E email@example.com
- W www.woolgrove.herts.sch.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 4 to 11 with moderate learning difficulties, autism and speech and language difficulties
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 118
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 1st May 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 29th April 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
An endangered species of school, custom-built for moderate learning difficulties, autism and speech and language needs. Woolgrove is a first choice for parents: ‘I feel blessed to have found the right provision for my son’ enthused a mum. A cosy,...
What the school says...
Woolgrove is an outstanding school (Ofsted 2010) for Primary aged pupils who have moderate learning difficulties. As an Investor in People School, professional development is given a high priority. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and, therefore, each post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.
We became an academy in 2012. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysAn endangered species of school, custom-built for moderate learning difficulties, autism and speech and language needs. Woolgrove is a first choice for parents: ‘I feel blessed to have found the right provision for my son’ enthused a mum. A cosy, supportive environment where children can work in small groups at their own pace, encouraged by specialist staff and oodles of therapy. The head is progressive and concerned to preserve the gold standard and as a former parent of a special needs child is conscious of the need for the personal touch, except when handling the school tarantula…
Since 2011, Mrs Susan Selley Dip SpLD BA Hons MEd (SEN) NPQH (mid 50s). Known as ‘Sue’ by the parents, she joined the school as ICT teacher before becoming head of juniors then acting head in 2010. Had previously...
Special Education Needs
All pupils at Woolgrove have a moderate learning difficulty. Some have attention disorders, some have autism and some have a variety of other syndromes. We follow the National Curriculum at a level appropriate to pupils' needs. Our best resource is our staff who are experienced, well qualified and have a commitment to supporting the learning of all pupils. The majority of our staff carry out outreach work which not only supports mainstream schools, but also allows our staff to maintain strong links with mainstream education. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory||Y|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|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|