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  • Vranch House School
    Pinhoe Road
    EX4 8AD
  • Head: Mr Ian Norton
  • T 01392 468333
  • F 01392 463 818
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 18. Type of SEN provision: OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability; PD - Physical Disability; PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Devon
  • Pupils: 21
  • Religion: None
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

The Good Schools Guide wites: Vranch House is an independent special school, owned and maintained by the Devon & Exeter Spastics Society. It caters for children with significant physical difficulties, in addition pupils may have profound communication difficulties and/or additional learning difficulties. All pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Needs. The school has a range of therapies based at the school, these include physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy. A number of clinics are held at the school. In addition the school serves as a base for physiotherapy to over 100 mainstream pupils. A range of augmentative communication systems are used where appropriate, these include communication boards, touch talkers and talking books. Signing is used to aid both communication and the development of spoken language.

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 Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty Y
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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