- Mayfield School
- Head: Rachel Kay
- T 01257 263063
- F 01257 263 072
- E [email protected]
- W www.mayfield.lancsngfl.ac.uk
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 19. Type of SEN provision: MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lancashire
- Pupils: 99
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 21st June 2017
- 2 Full inspection 15th November 2012
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 14th January 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Special Education Needs
Mayfield offers an excellent education to pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties. The school has a dedicated team of professionals who make assessments and then design and implement individual education and therapy programmes. These programmes are tailored to meet the needs of each individual child whilst offering the same range of opportunities found in a mainstream school. The school offers an excellent range of facilities including: purpose-built therapy suite, multi-sensory room, therapeutic and learner swimming pool, adventure playground, sensory garden and extensive playing fields. As well as our facilities, we feel that our most important resource is our staff, who work together providing a co-ordinated approach meeting every aspect of each child’s needs. Our team includes: experienced teachers, experienced special support assistants, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapist, and our school nurse. In addition, we have regular visits from other professionals offering advice and support, including two fully qualified teachers of the Hearing and Visual Impaired and our Educational Psychologist. The schools' medical, dental and paediatric services also hold regular clinics in school.
|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|
|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|
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year