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  • Alphington Primary School
    Wheatsheaf Way
    Alphington
    Exeter
    Devon
    EX2 8RQ
  • Head: Mrs Debbie Buckingham
  • T 01392 254291
  • F 01392 421 296
  • E admin@alphington.devon.sch.uk
  • W www.alphington.devon.sch.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Devon
  • Pupils: 419
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 6th March 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 17th January 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

Alphington Combined School is an inclusive school and we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum for all children whatever their educational and social needs. Our Head Teacher listens to teachers who express concerns about the levels of provision (human resources) that children with SEN need in school and, wherever possible, provides support from the school budget for these children. We believe in early intervention as a simple philosophy. To provide for and support children as early as possible seems to be the best and most sensible thing to do. We have a number of children, particularly in the Foundation Stage, who have speech, language and communication difficulties. Whilst we do not have a unit for children requiring extra help we work closely with Bull Meadow Speech and Language Therapists to plan and help deliver regular speech and language sessions. As a school we have very good relationships with external agencies such as the CIDs Team (Communication and Interaction Difficulties), the Speech and Language Therapists, the Visual Impairment Service, the Educational Psychologist service, the Pre-school Advisory Service, Honeylands, the English as an Additional Language Service, the Behavioural Team, Social Services and the School Nurse. Our experience is wide in the special needs area, and we are very aware of the more complex special needs of children coming into our mainstream school at this time. We aim for entitlement in education for all.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
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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