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  • Ash Field Academy
    Broad Avenue
    Leicester
    Leicestershire
    LE5 4PY
  • Head: Mrs Jane Booth
  • T 0116 273 7151
  • F 01162 739962
  • E office@ashfield.leicester.sch.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19. Type of SEN provision: PD - Physical Disability; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Leicester
  • Pupils: 146
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • 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 27th June 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 27th January 2010
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Converted to an academy 2012.

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Special Education Needs

Ash Field School and Microtechnology Centre is a day and residential school for 110 pupils aged 4-19 whose main presenting difficulties are physical but are usually compounded by one or more additional needs of a communication, sensory, learning or medical nature. In addition to its day and residential work, the school assesses pupils in mainstream for their curriculum access requirements and recommends, installs, and provides training for, ICT equipment and software. More than 500 pupils are currently supported in mainstream in this way. Ash Field is a Leading Edge school, replacing its Beacon status, and is an SEN trailblazer specialist school. Over recent years Ash Field has provided training in leadership and management, ICT, SEN and moving and handling to more than 100 other educational schools, colleges and universities. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
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
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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