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  • Waverley School
    Yardley Green Road
    Bordesley Green
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    B9 5QA
  • Head: Mr Kamal Hanif
  • T 0121 566 6600
  • F 01214 647478
  • E enquiry@waverley.bham.sch.uk
  • W www.waverley.bham.sch.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Birmingham
  • Pupils: 1480
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Early years provision Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Requires improvement 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
    • 1 Full inspection 29th November 2017
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 6th December 2012
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Sports Studies at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC Certificate Level 2)

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Special Education Needs

At Waverley School we ensure all students who are on the register are supported as well as possible. This is done in a variety of ways; teaching assistants help in all faculties, so a child who needs help in technology has that help, just as he would in English and Maths. Teaching assistants also work with form teachers, so that if there is time in the form the children can be helped with their reading. SEN children are offered extra lessons after School to help with their reading as well; they are also offered opportunities to take part in the Summer School in the Summer holiday. Students are given packs of extra work if they wish to use it in the holiday. When the children first arrive at the School the teaching assistants work very closely with the SEN children, particularly children who are statemented; the childen are encouraged to come to the TA office where they can come if they are finding it difficult to adjust to the new school. So, SEN children are given lots of help and support both academically and socially. At the beginning of the year we try to give the SEN children colour-coded timetables to help them find their way around the School. We ensure all the staff know who are the SEN children so that they can be as supportive as possible. The greatest strength of Waverley School is its caring and supportive environment; and this is very clear within the SEN team.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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 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
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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