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  • Kingspark School
    5 Glenaffric Terrace
    Dundee
    DD3 8HF
  • T 01382 432650
  • F 01382 432 820
  • E kingspark@dundeecity.gov.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 18 to 3.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Dundee City
  • Pupils: 177
  • Religion: Non-denominational

What the school says...

Kingspark School was purpose-built in the late 1970s and is, therefore, situated in a reasonably modern, well-designed building with many excellent facilities including a library, soft play room, sensory awareness room, large assembly/games hall, gymnasium, swimming pool and therapy pool, and well-equipped rooms for practical and aesthetic subjects. Together with well-heated, light and airy classrooms, these provide a very bright and pleasant working environment for pupils and staff. The school has a very open aspect, and a large grass area surrounds the building, providing attractive gardens and play areas.

Kingspark has approximately 120 pupils, aged between five and eighteen years. All of the pupils have learning difficulties and many have additional physical disabilities or medical problems. Their educational needs can best be met, at present, in a special school like Kingspark. Almost all of the children have a 'Record of Needs' statement.

The main catchment area for the school is the City of Dundee, but pupils also attend from Angus and from Perth
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Special Education Needs

Kingspark School was purpose-built in the late 1970s and is, therefore, situated in a modern, well-designed building with many excellent facilities including a library, soft play room, sensory awareness room, large assembly/games hall, gymnasium, swimming pool and therapy pool, and well-equipped rooms for practical and aesthetic subjects. Together with well-heated, light and airy classrooms, these provide a very bright and pleasant working environment for pupils and staff. The school has a very open aspect, and a large grass area surrounds the building, providing attractive gardens and play areas. Kingspark has approximately 120 pupils, aged between five and eighteen years. All of the pupils have learning difficulties and many have additional physical disabilities or medical problems. Their educational needs can best be met, at present, in a special school like Kingspark. Almost all of the children have a 'Record of Needs' statement. The main catchment area for the school is the City of Dundee, but pupils also attend from Angus and from Perth

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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