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  • Henshaw's College
    Bogs Lane
    North Yorkshire
    HG1 4ED
  • Head: Mrs Nicki Eyre
  • T 01423 886451
  • F 01423 885095
  • E
  • A special state school for pupils aged from 16 to 24
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: North Yorkshire
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Fees: Contact the college.
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Henshaws College is a further education College for both residential and day students with learning difficulties and disabilities. The college specialises in visual impairment.

Henshaws College empowers students to:

Maximise their independence and employability
Minimise the effects of their disabilities
Achieve success throughout their adult lives

The emphasis is on seeing the ability in every student and maximising their learning potential by offering the appropriate support to enable each student to achieve their goals, increase their independence, confidence and self-esteem.
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Special Education Needs

The college caters primarily for young people with visual impairments and additional or complex needs. There is good wheelchair access. It is no longer vital to have a primary diagnosis of VI - contact the college for information.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
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 Y
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 Y
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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