- Portfield School
- Head: Mr Greg Regan
- T 01202 573808
- F 01202 580532
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.portfieldschool.org.uk
- A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Dorset
- Pupils: 53
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Early years provision Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 7th May 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 26th September 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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Special Education Needs
Portfield is a special school with residential provision, catering for pupils with autistic spectrum difficulties, challenging behaviours and learning difficulties. The school has a number of specialist teaching areas and a sensory room. A range of therapies are offered including: aromatherapy, music therapy, play therapy, riding therapy, sensory integration, and speech and language therapy. TEACCH a person centred approach to autism developed in the USA that identifies and develops a support programme based on that child’s abilities, interests and needs is used. Pupils can work towards a range of qualifications incuding ASDAN awards. The school operates a 24 hour curriculum and works towards developing independent living skills.
|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|
|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||Y|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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