Jigsaw CABAS School A GSG School
- Jigsaw CABAS School
Building 21 Dunsfold Park
- Head: Ms Emma Hawkins
- T 01483 273874
- F 01483 548986
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.jigsawschool.co.uk
- A special independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 19 with an autism spectrum disorder
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 55
- Religion: None
- Open days: Held regularly across the school year
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
If your child is a plane spotter, you’re in luck. The school is set on a small airbase, and the playground has a view over those sitting on the tarmac, and coming in to land. It looks like a Portakabin from the outside… 'It is so lovely to see my daughter desperate to go to school, waiting at the door. At her old school there would be tantrums and meltdowns …'
What the school says...
A specialist independent school for children with autistic spectrum disorders. Uses CABAS - Comprehensive Application of Applied Behavioural Analysis to Schooling. Use ABA to deliver a curriculum in line with needs identified on the child's IEP.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2016, Emma Hawkins. She has been with the school since its inception in 1999, as director of education. She is a qualified teacher, a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, and a CABAS Associate Behaviour Analyst. Before joining the school, she worked on home programmes with autistic children.
Classes are organised with children grouped across a key stage according to their levels of ‘verbal behaviour’, broadly their communication skills. The school works on the CABAS system (Applied Behavioural Analysis, or ABA, adapted for schools) and central to the approach is a belief that increased communication skills are critical to gaining higher levels of independence.
Each child works one-to-one with a CABAS teacher (for teaching reasons, rather than behavioural) and each has an individual programme. This will work on: developing the...
Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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||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|