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Special Education Needs
Northfield Academy is a 6 year comprehensive school on the North side of the City of Aberdeen in Scotland. It has a large Support for Learning Department and houses a special needs base and a Pupil Support Centre. The Pupil Support centre deals mainly with SEBD difficulties. Aberdeen City is committed to a policy of inclusion and a presumption of mainstream education. The school's timetable and working practices reflect this. The school also has a School Based Police Officer, an Educational Social Worker, a school counsellor and a youth worker.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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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