Dove House School A GSG School
- Dove House School
- Head: Mr Tom Pegler
- T 01256 351555
- F 01256 329749
- E email@example.com
- W www.dovehouse.hants.sch.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged 11-16 with moderate learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. There is provision for dyslexia, dyspraxia, dysgraphia, speech, language and communication disorders.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hampshire
- Pupils: 190
- Religion: Does not apply
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 21st May 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 23rd June 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Worth moving to Basingstoke to get a chance to attend this school. Ideal for a child who might benefit from the calmly focused and yet energetic environment, combined with excellent teaching and opportunities. Highlights include fantastic sport, large amounts of vocational and practical skill teaching, support for the individual pupil all the way through school and beyond.
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Speech & Drama at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC Award Level 1)
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2015, Tom Pegler (40s) BEd in PE; taught in mainstream schools, taking on pastoral care roles, before the challenging job of head of Island Learning Centre for children at risk of, or already, excluded, commuting each day to the Isle of Wight. In 2015 he was selected to be head of Dove House, taking over from Colin House, who had been in position for 15 years and at the school for 38, and who is still a school governor. Energetic and both passionate and compassionate, he knows every child's name and story and visits each classroom daily - a presence that allows pupils to engage with him ('you could have joined our spelling quiz, Sir'). A dynamic strategist, looking for ways to improve the school profile and links with the community. A...
Special Education Needs
Dove House is an 11-16 specialist school for children with moderate learning difficulties. We have specialist resources for autistic spectrum disorders, dyslexia, and language development. The school takes pupils up to GCSE and entry level where appropriate.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory||Y|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|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|