- Hope Wood Academy
- Head: Mrs Rachel Ireland
- T 0191 569 1420
- F 01915 273320
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- A special state school for pupils aged from 2 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Durham
- Pupils: 185
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
- 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
- Early years provision Requires improvement 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 7th July 2016
- Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 5th June 2014
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
The Good Schools Guide writes: Glendene School and Community Arts College caters for children whose primary needs are moderate, severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. In addition pupils may have a range of other special needs including ADD/ADHD, challenging behaviours, developmental delay, Down's syndrome, specific learning difficulties, emotional and behavioural difficulties, epilepsy, Fragile X, sensory impairment, physical difficulties, Tourette syndrome, conduct disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Prader-Willi syndrome, Rett syndrome, etc. There is also designated provision for primary pupils with autistic spectrum disorder. The school has a good range of facilities including specialst teaching areas, a sensory room, and soft play room. A number of therapies are used these include: hydrotherapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, Sensory integration, and Speech and language therapy. Makaton and TEACCH are used where beneficial.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory||Y|
|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|
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