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  • Seadown School
    1a Farncombe Road
    Seadown House
    West Sussex
    BN11 2BE
  • Head: Mrs Amanda Curry
  • T 01903 608750
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 6 to 16. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health; SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: West Sussex
  • Pupils: 27
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: £7,600 per term
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Seadown School is Child Firsts independent education provision, registered with Ofsted with 'Good' rating, to educate students aged 6 to 16 years and able to offer placements to both residential and day students.

Recognising that education and achievement are the cornerstone of a young persons development, Seadown School aims to instil effective communication skills to enable students to develop their social skills, confidence and respect as self-advocates and in interactions with others. We encourage students to explore, question and challenge, thereby increasing their awareness and understanding of their environment and the wider world.

Seadown School offers a broad and balanced curriculum in core and non-core subjects to gain a range of qualifications including GCSEs, ASDAN qualifications, functional skills and Food Hygiene, Fire Safety and First Aid.

Our highly-trained staff are experienced in working with young people with a variety of educational needs including dyslexia, autistic spectrum, ADHD and BESD and employ effective behavioural management techniques. Where necessary staff offer one-to-one classroom support and provide individualised educational programs. We also support students in their transition to college and, in gaining work experience placements in Years 10 and 11.
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Special Education Needs

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
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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