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  • Southlands School
    Vicars Hill
    SO41 5QB
  • Head: Ms Karen Gittins Ba Pgce Npqh ACE.Aut
  • T 020 8735 6150
  • F 01590 671891
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.cambiangro…16/default.aspx
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 19. Type of SEN provision: SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Hampshire
  • Pupils: 52
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: Please contact the School for current fee information
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • Linked schools: Cambian Wing College

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking History at an English Independent School (GCSE Short Course)

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Special Education Needs

In 1995, Southlands School established itself as the first residential school in the UK for students with Asperger Syndrome. Today, we continue to lead with innovative teaching methods, access to the full national curriculum and new Information Communication Technologies in classrooms. We are a part of Cambian Education, the largest provider of specialist residential education and care for young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the United Kingdom. Southlands offers a 38-week residential programme for boys. Admission can take place at any time during the school year and day provision is available for students living close to the school. Southlands draws upon a proven programme of Specialist Education, Specialist 24-hour Care and a wide range of Clinical and Therapeutic Inputs, including Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry and Psychology. Multi-disciplinary teams and high staff ratios ensure intensive individual support. We offer extensive community-based programmes, vocational training and further education opportunities. Southlands is located in the village of Boldre, near Lymington in Hampshire. The main school building is a large country house set on extensive grounds and with additional premises spread across the site. Post-16 places are available at The Wing Centre. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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
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 Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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