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For a London child with specific learning difficulties, this is a thoughtful and nurturing find. As one mum put it: ‘Abingdon House ticks a lot of boxes.' Self-esteem thrives with the seamless inclusion of therapies within the curriculum and generous...

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Abingdon House School opened in January 2005 as a major new initiative in education providing a unique education for children in need of educational support. Our class teachers are highly trained, have specialist qualifications and are effective. Our onsite multi-disciplinary team provides valuable speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Specialist literacy, maths and visual perceptual training along with music therapy are provided.

Our environment is based on understanding your child's individual needs, nurturing your child's academic and social development and caring for your child's wellbeing. Abingdon House understands the importance of discipline and boundaries. The school fosters a sense of pride and belonging that encourages your child to progress and achieve at school.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

For a London child with specific learning difficulties, this is a thoughtful and nurturing find. As one mum put it: ‘Abingdon House ticks a lot of boxes.' Self-esteem thrives with the seamless inclusion of therapies within the curriculum and generous ratio of expert staff.

Headteacher

Since 2014, Mr Roy English MA PGCE Adv Dip SEN (early 50s). Stepped up to the post after six years as deputy, following a stint as senior teacher and head of maths at Fairley House School. Has spent a career in SEN teaching, persuaded to try it by a charismatic Welsh head in a SEN school during first year of teaching. He was only two weeks into the post when we met him, and was neat, modest and quietly spoken about his role. No doubt he will grow in strength as his...

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Special Education Needs

Abingdon House School opened in January 2005 as a major new initiative in education providing a unique education for children in need of educational support. Our class teachers are highly trained, have specialist qualifications and are effective. Our on-site multi-disciplinary team provides valuable speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Specialist literacy, maths and visual perceptual training along with music therapy are provided. We have a close association with Lyn Fry Associates for educational psychology support. Each child has a termly Individual Education Plan with SMART targets. This is reviewed at the end of term. Our environment is based on understanding your child's individual needs, nurturing your child's academic and social development and caring for your child's wellbeing. Abingdon House understands the importance of discipline and boundaries. The school fosters a sense of pride and belonging that encourages your child to progress and achieve at school.

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