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‘Marathon club is the best thing ever to release tension and get him moving - it is absolutely brilliant. They go to the park and do laps around the lake and get a band for each lap. It makes him proud and gives him a sense of accomplishment’. School uses system called ‘zones of regulation’ which is aimed at helping pupils recognise what their feelings are and where they are at emotionally. We saw a group talking about appropriate feelings and reactions ...

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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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Headteacher

Since January 2018, Tanya Moran (40s), maths and science graduate from Canada. She taught in New Zealand for six years then came to London where she taught at the Harrodian for 11 years including six years as deputy head, when she also got involved in setting up an academy. She then set up The Independent School which was subsequently taken over and closed by The Cavendish Group who then asked her to head Abingdon House School following the sudden departures of previous head, Roy English and the deputy head.

Moran brought her deputy head from The Independent School and all the rest of the ‘excellent and very competent staff’ stayed on. Recognising the value of stable staff and staff development is apparent as eight teachers are undertaking dyslexia level 5...

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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 with relevant specialist qualifications. They deliver bespoke multi-sensory lessons. Our on-site multi-disciplinary team provides speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Much of the therapy is integrated into the curriculum.Each child has a termly Individual Education Plan with SMART targets written in collaboration with parents. Specialist literacy, maths and visual perceptual training 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 well-being. Developing creativity and raising self-esteem are pivotal to the development of the young people. 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 Y
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
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
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 Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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