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  • Barr Beacon School
    Old Hall Lane
    Aldridge
    Walsall
    West Midlands
    WS9 0RF
  • Head: Dame Maureen Brennan
  • T 0121 366 6600
  • F 01213 666876
  • E postbox@barrbeacon.walsall.sch.uk
  • W www.barrbeaconschool.co.uk
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Walsall
  • Pupils: 1515
  • Religion: None
  • 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 10th January 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 13th January 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

BBLC does not specialise in making provision for any particular special educational need and does not have any special units. The school aims to provide a flexible and inclusive curriculum for all its pupils.

We have a SENCO to organise and be responsible for co-ordinating SEN provision. The Inclusion team will undertake the co-ordination of provision for our pupils: with each pupil being allocated either a Key Worker or an Inclusion Support Assistant.
Key workers work with those pupils on School Action/+ and ISA's work closely on a 1:1 with Statemented pupils.

Converted to an academy 2011.
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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
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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