- Hamilton Lodge School and College for Deaf Children
- Head: Mr David Couch
- T 01273 682362
- F 01273 695742
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.hamiltonls.co.uk
- A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 19. Type of SEN provision: HI - Hearing Impairment; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Brighton and Hove
- Pupils: 61
- Religion: Does not apply
- Fees: Paid by LAs
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 15th December 2015
- 2 Full inspection 4th July 2012
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 26th November 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Hamilton Lodge teaches each one of its pupils and students to:
*successfully acquire language and communication skills
*develop emotionally, socially & spiritually
*be healthy and fit and enjoy their leisure time
*become confident and independent young people ready to be able to continue learning and enter employment.
The child centred communication approach at Hamilton Lodge supports the development of both English and British Sign Language. Following the sad closure of Ovingdean Hall School last year seven of its pupils joined us. They are doing well here, evidence that our child centred approach caters well for children from different educational backgrounds.
Young people receive outstanding levels of individual support, guidance and care. Relationships between staff and young people are professional and respectful. It is clear that the culture of the school promotes the empowerment of young people.
Ofsted Care Inspection 2011 ...Read more
What the parents say...
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Special Education Needs
The School caters for pupils aged between 5 and 18, who are severely or profoundly hearing-impaired, including many with additional needs.
|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||Y|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty||Y|
|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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The data is based on actual admissions from the schools years September 2012 – August 2015 inclusive. Data from the school year September 2015 – August 2016 will be available in 2017.