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  • Priory School
    Mount Road
    Bury St Edmunds
    Suffolk
    IP32 7BH
  • Head: Mr Lawrence Chapman
  • T 01284 761934
  • F 01284 725 878
  • E office@priory.suffolk.sch.uk
  • W www.priory.suffolk.sch.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment; PD - Physical Disability; PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty; SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty; SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty; VI - Visual Impairment.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Suffolk
  • Pupils: 147
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes 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 6th November 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th July 2013
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Converted to an Academy summer 2011.

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Special Education Needs

The school caters for a wide range of special needs from moderate to severe and complex learning difficulties and including children with aspergers' syndrome, autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia also those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and emotional and behavioural difficulties. The school also takes those with epilepsy, hearing and speech and language impairment.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment Y
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OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty Y
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty Y
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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