Haywood Grove School
- Haywood Grove School
St Agnell's Lane
- Head: Mrs Catherine Smith
- T 01442 250077
- F 01442 260 058
- E [email protected]
- W www.haywoodgrove.co.uk
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11. Type of SEN provision: SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 51
- Religion: Does not apply
- Open days: Visitors always welcome.
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 26th June 2018
- 2 Full inspection 1st October 2014
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: Requires improvement on 25th April 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Haywood Grove is a Hertfordshire maintained special school for primary aged children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH).
We provide a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment where children are treated as individuals without judgement or comparison.
We have a passionate conviction that all our children can achieve no matter what they have experienced or done and a total commitment to their success at Haywood Grove and beyond.
We take a unique approach to managing and modifying behaviour that is based on nurture and non-punitive approaches and our website www.haywoodgrove.co.uk aims to give you more information about what we do and what we provide.
We aim to give children the freedom to explore emotions and social behaviour so that behaviour can be unlearnt or adapted by modelling, coaching and teaching a more appropriate range of behaviours. We believe that anti-social behaviours come from an unconscious, fear based state of stress. We do not believe that punishment and reward is the most effective way to support behavioural change. Self-management and self-regulation of behaviour is a far more effective way to achieve pro-social behaviour. ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
Haywood Grove is a Hertfordshire maintained special school for primary aged children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). We take a unique approach to managing and modifying behaviour that is based on nurture and non-punitive approaches. We aim to give children the freedom to explore emotions and social behaviour so that behaviour can be unlearnt or adapted by modelling, coaching and teaching a more appropriate range of behaviours. We believe that anti-social behaviours come from an unconscious, fear-based, state of stress. We do not believe that punishment and reward is the most effective way to support behavioural change. Self-management and self-regulation of behaviour is a far more effective way to achieve pro-social behaviour.
|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|
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Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year