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  • The Shires
    Shires Lane
    Stretton
    Rutland
    LE15 7GT
  • Head: Mrs Marina Gough
  • T 01780 411944
  • F 01780 411945
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.theshires.org.uk
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Rutland
  • Pupils: 17
  • Religion: None
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

We provide specialist residential care and education for young people aged 11 to 19 who have autism, severe and moderate learning disabilities. The Shires Post 19 provision enables us to continue to meet the needs of adults up to the age of 65.

Our experience, training and qualifications enable us to set and maintain the very highest standards for working with and caring for the children and young adults with autism.

Parents and placing authorities respect and value our professionalism, warmth and integrity and the way we strive to create a family-like ethos and a homely atmosphere.
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Special Education Needs

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

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