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It’s a rare special school which asks us to schedule our visit around the GCSE exams – but students here may be taking up to six. ‘Has a real community and family feel to it. Warm and inviting. A happy child gets dropped into school. The same happy child comes out at the end of the day,’ a mother said. Trips have included visits to France, Iceland, and a joint geography and science trip to CERN in Switzerland, with Russia next on the list.  We think this is…

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The school caters for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties.

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Executive Headteacher

Alison Beane is executive head of the three Portsmouth special schools in the Solent Academy Trust – Mary Rose Academy, Cliffdale Primary Academy and more, recently, Redwood Park Academy. She moved to Portsmouth from Buckinghamshire and eventually settled on the Isle of Wight, enjoying commuting by hovercraft.

She is married with three grown up children and four 'lovely grandchildren'. In her limited spare time she enjoys exploring the Island and its beaches and country walks that are so easy to access. She also decorates celebration cakes and loves to cook.

Head of school is Jo Tondeur, originally from London and a teacher for over 20 years. She has worked in both mainstream and special schools in Surrey, Berkshire and Dorset. She lives with her husband in...

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Special Education Needs

Redwood Park is a community special school providing for pupils from eleven to sixteen years who have special educational needs. Pupils have moderate learning difficulties including complex needs and autistic spectrum disorders. All children have a statement of special educational needs and some have behaviour problems.

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
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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