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  • Henshaws College
    Bogs Lane
    North Yorkshire
    HG1 4ED
  • Head: Principal Angela North
  • T 01423 886451
  • F 01423 885095
  • E
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 24. Type of SEN provision: MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: North Yorkshire
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Fees: Contact the college.
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Henshaws College is a further education College for both residential and day students with learning difficulties and disabilities. The college specialises in visual impairment.

Henshaws College empowers students to:

Maximise their independence and employability
Minimise the effects of their disabilities
Achieve success throughout their adult lives

The emphasis is on seeing the ability in every student and maximising their learning potential by offering the appropriate support to enable each student to achieve their goals, increase their independence, confidence and self-esteem. ...Read more

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Special Education Needs

The college caters primarily for young people with visual impairments and additional or complex needs. There is good wheelchair access. It is no longer vital to have a primary diagnosis of VI - contact the college for information.

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
Hospital School
Mental health
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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