Alderman Knight School A GSG School
- Alderman Knight School
- Head: Mrs C Steel
- T 01684 295 639
- F 01684 295 639
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.aldermankn….gloucs.sch.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 4 to 16 with moderate learning difficulties, complex needs, and autism spectrum disorders.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Gloucestershire
- Pupils: 119
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
- 1 Full inspection 2nd April 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 8th December 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
'My mum is not so stressed now I'm here' … Two children will stay in the flat on a Friday night with staff to give the parents a night off. Some children who come from mainstream school are surprised that they do not have their own TA …
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2006, Clare Steel. 'Personable, warm and professional,' is how one mother described her. It is a good description. Steel has established a strong rapport with pupils and parents. She started her teaching career as a chemistry teacher at Stroud High School for Girls before joining Alderman Knight School - first time around – from 1992 to 1995. She worked at the Whitminster Pupil Referral Centre, Cam House Special School in Cheltenham, and Kingsmead Secondary School before becoming the SEN adviser for Gloucestershire and an Ofsted inspector. She was then a school improvement adviser before returning to Alderman Knight.
Alderman Knight is often described as a halfway house between a mainstream and what many people perceive a special school to be.
'Expectations are really high here,' says Steel. Ofsted...
Special Education Needs
Alderman Knight School caters for pupils who have moderate learning difficulties plus emotional and behavioural difficulties, communication difficulties and ASD.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|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)|
|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|