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  • Phoenix School
    49 Bow Road
    E3 2AD
  • Head: Mr Stewart Harris
  • T 020 8980 4740
  • F 020 8980 6342
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  • W…primary/phoenix
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Pupils: 233
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • 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 12th December 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 7th October 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

Phoenix, a school in Tower Hamlets, is a unique resource for pupils with a wide range of special educational needs; including language and communication difficulties; severe learning difficulties; and those on the autistic spectrum. The school occupies a pleasant site set back from the Bow Road in its own grounds. The area is well served by public transport and has easy access to underground stations on the District and Central lines. Bow Church station for the Docklands Light Railway is close by and buses stop almost outside the school gates. Phoenix School has a bright future and will continue to go from strength to strength as we plan to provide the very best environment for pupils at all times. It is a developing and growing school with a professional staff working alongside a multidisciplinary team from education, health and social services. There are many new and exciting developments taking place at Phoenix, building upon well-established practices. The changing roll and curriculum requirements have enabled us to press for new accommodation for classes and specialist teaching areas, these have been supported by Tower Hamlets LA and the DCSF. As a result, the school has improved many of its facilities and will continue to develop to its full potential. We are a caring, well ordered school and mutual respect between staff and pupils is encouraged. We believe it is important that pupils build upon their achievements and reach their full potential. To this end, we expect children to take advantage of the opportunities offered; and to develop high standards of tolerance, care and respect for others. To facilitate this all pupils follow the National Curriculum, which is presented in a rich and stimulating way but individually tailored, reflecting the best of current practice. Additionally community and employment based activities, provide an environment which both supports the pupils' learning and ensures a successful transition from school to adult life. The school’s website designed for parents, pupils and teachers; will also be useful for Headteachers, Inspectors, Administrators, Educational Psychologists, Careers Officers and Social Workers, who may be considering placing children at Phoenix. The school is committed to involving parents in regular consultation, and building a real partnership between home and school.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
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
Hospital School
Mental health
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 Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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