- Greenfields School
- Head: Mrs Carole Cox
- T 01580 292523
- F 01580 292 354
- E [email protected]
- W childhoodfirst.org.uk
- A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 14. Type of SEN provision: SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kent
- Pupils: 10
- Religion: None
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
Greenfields School is an independent primary school for children aged 5-11 with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Greenfields is part of the Goldwell Children's Home and the Peper Harow Foundation, the children's charity offering therapeutic residential, educational and outreach services to children and young people aged 5-18 with complex emotional and behavioural needs. Greenfields School has capacity for a maximum of 15 pupils - some living at Goldwell, others living locally - who are taught in small groups by well qualified staff. Greenfields School follows the National Curriculum to Key Stage 2 within a structured school week and has received an excellent Ofsted report. The Admissions Panel assesses each application. Greenfields School creates and maintains a safe and secure environment where children are encouraged through positive reinforcement to always try their best. Pupils are stimulated and challenged within their individual capabilities and benefit from clear instruction and well-planned activities designed to meet their needs, including a structured PHSE programme. Each child has an Independent Education Plan and Behaviour Management Plan and is expected to work with staff to write, review and set new targets on a termly basis. Every child at Greenfields is special and the School's aim is to ensure that each pupil has access to a broad and balanced curriculum in an environment that is safe, happy and stimulating, giving the child confidence and improving his/her self esteem. Greenfields makes sure that no child is disadvantaged in any area of the curriculum and has the opportunity of entering mainstream education if this is appropriate. Greenfields positive approach encourages pupils to treat adults and children with respect and courtesy and to remember that school is primarily a place of learning.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|
|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||Y|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|