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  • Valley School
    Whitehaven Road
    Bramhall
    Stockport
    Cheshire
    SK7 1EN
  • Head: Mrs D Y Thompson
  • T 0161 439 7343
  • F 0161 439 0664
  • E headteacher@valley.stockport.sch.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; PD - Physical Disability; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Stockport
  • Pupils: 63
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Early years provision Outstanding 2
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 2
    • 1 Short inspection 6th July 2016
    • 2 Full inspection 17th February 2011

    Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.

  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 8th November 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Valley School is a special school with an inclusive nursery, maintained by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
The school caters for primary aged pupils who have severe learning and/or physical needs. It has specialised provision in 3 classes for pupils who have needs on the autistic continuum.
The inclusive nursery class provides part time places for up to 40 mainstream pupils, and up to 12 children with special needs. ...Read more

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Special Education Needs

The school caters for children from two to eleven years who have a range of special educational needs. Pupils have severe, complex and profound and multiple learning difficulties. They may have physical disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders. Valley is a community special school.

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 Y
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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