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  • Rutherford School
    1a Melville Avenue
    South Croydon
    Surrey
    CR2 7HZ
  • Head: Dr Carole Nicholson
  • T 020 8688 7560
  • F 020 8406 8220
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.rutherfordschool.org.uk
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 25. Type of SEN provision: PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Croydon
  • Pupils: 21
  • Religion: None
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

Rutherford School is an independent special school for children who have profound and multiple learning difficulties and associated physical difficulties aged 2-12. The pupils all have communication difficulties, many have a visual impairment and a few have a hearing impairment. Rutherford School has a qualified team of therapists and nursing staff to cater for the wide range of medical needs. The education staff are all trained in the specialisms we cater for.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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 Y
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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