- Hessle High School and Penshurst Primary School
- Head: Mrs Sarah Young
- T 01482 648604
- F 01482 643207
- E email@example.com
- W www.thehessleacademy.co.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
- Pupils: 1602
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 11th December 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 12th April 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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Special Education Needs
At present Hessle High caters mainly for students with mild learning difficulties. We have three full time teachers and fourteen teaching assistants working between the two sites, Heads Lane and Boothferry Road.The majority of students are integrated and so are taught in their mainstream group. We have limited withdrawal of students from lessons and this tends to be for students with a statement of need. The aim of withdrawal and in-class support is to encourage students to become independent, both in their school life and their home life. There is access to the ground floor on both school sites for the disabled in a wheelchair, via ramps, and there is disabled access to the storey above, at the Boothferry Road site, via a lift. Both sites have a disabled toilet, ramps and hand rails. With the changes in the National Curriculum we have disapplied some of our Year 10 and 11 students from French and some Science lessons. This has freed up time to allow a more vocationally based timetable. Students complete a day a week at a local training provider and follow five GCSE courses. They also follow the ASDAN Award Scheme which promotes the use of key skills.
|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|