- Forest Oak School
- Head: Mrs Amanda Mordey
- T 0121 717 0088
- F 01217 497534
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.forest-oak…olihull.sch.uk
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Solihull
- Pupils: 157
- Religion: Does not apply
- 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 13th February 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 27th September 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
All pupils have a statement of special educational needs for moderate learning difficulties. Some have additional needs as part of their MLD: emotional, social, behavioural difficulties, speech & language needs, autistic spectrum disorder or sometimes moderate sensory impairment.
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Special Education Needs
All of the pupils at Forest Oak have moderate learning difficulties and have statements of educational need. The difficulties cover a broad range. Pupils have access to the statutory curriculum, differentiated according to their needs. Each class has a learning support assistant. In order to support pupils with communication difficulties, staff receive training in the use of Makaton signing and the Widget symbol system. In addition to moderate learning difficulties, Forest Oak caters for pupils with autistic spectrum disorder, ADD and ADHD, and has experience of dealing with emotional social behavioural disorders, visual and hearing impairments and physical disabilities. Staff work in conjunction with outside agencies to provide the best possible support for pupils. A speech and language therapist is attached to the school. Pupils are assessed on an ongoing basis. Optional SATs testing is used to assess at the end of Key Stages. Pupils in Key Stage 4 are prepared for accreditation in English, Maths, Science and Life Skills. In addition, they have a choice of performing or expressive arts.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|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|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|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|
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