Cambian Wing College A GSG School
- Cambian Wing College
126 Richmond Park Road
- Head: Kim Welsh
- T 01202 635630
- F 01202 635631
- W www.cambiangroup.com
- A special independent college for pupils aged from 16 to 25 with Asperger’s syndrome or high-functioning autism
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Bournemouth
- Pupils: 45
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: Usually paid by LA and EFA
- Open days: On request
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
- Linked schools: Southlands School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Psychology is a popular course: ‘Often they are aware something is not right, and they do a fair bit of research on their own, so psychology is interesting for them, it puts their experience into context, without the emphasis on...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysPsychology is a popular course: ‘Often they are aware something is not right, and they do a fair bit of research on their own, so psychology is interesting for them, it puts their experience into context, without the emphasis on them as an individual,’ says Welsh. ICT is also popular, with students taking a variety of qualifications in programming, digital skills, animation …
Since 2015 Kim Welsh, who was previously deputy head for five years. Was originally in banking, but transferred to teaching to be more compatible with family life. Prior to joining Wing she worked as a SENCo at a local school, and as a programme leader at the mainstream Bournemouth and Poole College.
Her finance background puts her at ease in the business side of running a college; and when she couldn’t find a...
Special Education Needs
Diagnosis of Asperger syndrome, high-functioning autism or autistic spectrum condition. May have associated needs including mental health needs, ADHD, OCD and behavioural difficulties.
|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||Y|
|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|