North Hill House A GSG School
- North Hill House
- Head: Swavek Nowakiewicz
- T 01373 466222
- F 01373 475175
- E email@example.com
- W https://www.pr…e-school-frome
- A special independent school for pupils aged 6 to 19 with high functioning autism spectrum disorders and associated difficulties
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Somerset
- Pupils: 50
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: Usually paid by LA
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
We were struck by the verbal ability of the students, confirming the school’s leaning towards able kids – and also their sociability, as most were happy to chat to us and explain what they were doing. Work around the walls in the primary area reflects the mainstream curriculum – types of triangles, similies, the Normans. Where it looks different is ….
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2014, Swavek Nowakiewicz. The one-time business management and ad man was looking for a change in life, and spotted a job for a peripatetic art and design teacher at Sedgemoor College, for children with behavioural difficulties. It was to mark his start in special education 15 years ago, and gave him the purpose he was looking for – relating how rewarding it was to see how quickly a child who could not read or write responded when he taught her by playing shops. He went on to become a learning support assistant, then an unqualified teacher; then qualified and went through teaching and head of department roles until gaining his first headship at Continuum Group Somerset School, and then at its Devon school. Finally he took the role of regional head teacher overseeing...
Special Education Needs
No comment taken to the point of secrecy. As if the Priory was something out of The Da Vinci Code. SEN details added by us. Officially, the school is an independent school, approved by the DfES for boys with Asperger's Syndrome.
|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|