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  • Cambian Whinfell School
    110 Windermere Road
    LA9 5EZ
  • Head: Mrs Patricia Sandham
  • T 01539 723322
  • F 01539 734 572
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.cambiangro…16/default.aspx
  • A special independent school for boys aged from 11 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Cumbria
  • Pupils: 12
  • Religion: None
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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The Good Schools Guide tried to contact this school however we found the phone permanently on answerphone, and although we sent emails nobody responsed. According to the schools web-site: 'Whinfell School ...provide[s] up to 52 week residential placements to boys aged 11-19 who require care, education and health support...Whinfell School offers tailored, medium to long term placements for up to ten young people presenting with a variety of learning difficulties and needs, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Complex Neurological Conditions, ADHD, CAHMS Assessments, and their associated challenging behaviour. Young people may also be subject to Educational Statements of Special Educational Needs and presenting with impaired reciprocal social interactions and impaired communication skills.' If you know this school do tell The Good Schools Guide about it. Questionnaire completed by The Good Schools Guide - therefore accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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
VI - Visual Impairment

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