- Northern Counties School
Tyne and Wear
- Head: Mrs Joanna Allen Msc Npqh Bphil Bed
- T 0191 281 5821
- F 01912 815060
- E info@northerncoun…s.newcastle.sch.uk
- W ncs.percyhedley.org.uk
- A special independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 19
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Pupils: 80
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
- 1 Full inspection 21st March 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 27th May 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
The Good Schools Guide writes: this is an independent school and a registered charity providing day and residential education for pupils with complex communication needs. Pupils are mainly deaf. In 2004 Northern Counties was inspected by OFSTED who said: 'The school is very effective..' The school merged with the Percy Hedley Foundation, an organisation providing specialist services for disabled people in the north east, in September 2005.
|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||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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