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  • Doncaster School for the Deaf
    Leger Way
    Doncaster
    South Yorkshire
    DN2 6AY
  • Head: Mr Alan Robinson
  • T 01302 386733
  • F 01302 361808
  • E enquiries@ddt-deaf.org.uk
  • W www.ddt-dsd.org.uk
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19. Type of SEN provision: HI - Hearing Impairment.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Doncaster
  • Pupils: 32
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Early years provision 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 15th January 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 20th June 2012
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Doncaster School for the Deaf is a non-maintained day and boarding school for deaf children. Pupils access a full curriculum delivered by Teachers of the Deaf in small class groups. In addition, the school provides British Sign Language and Deaf Studies tuition, Speech and Language Therapy , Medical and Audiology services.
Ofsted recognise that the curriculum is well adapted to the needs of deaf pupils. Ofsted noted that the behaviour of pupils ,their attitude to learning and the school's work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding.
Pupils are admitted to the school at any point in their education and at different times during the school year.
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Special Education Needs

The Good Schools Guide writes: Doncaster School for the Deaf is an independent special school catering for pupils with hearing impairments. Pupils may have additional needs including social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, moderate learning difficulties, visual impairment or physical disabilities. The school uses a bilingual approach, giving equal status to British Sign Language (BSL) and English. The school was inspected by OFSTED in June 2005 and placed in special measures.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
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 Y
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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