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  • Wyvern Academy
    Dorchester Road
    Weymouth
    Dorset
    DT3 5AL
  • Head: Bruce Douglas
  • T 01305 817917
  • F 01305 770965
  • E office@wyvern.dorset.sch.uk
  • W www.wyvern.dorset.sch.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 19. Type of SEN provision: SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Dorset
  • Pupils: 80
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Early years provision Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 9th July 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 14th October 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

The Good Schools Guide writes: Wyvern caters for pupils with severe, complex and profound and multiple learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders. A number of pupils have substantial global developmental delay, communication difficulties and are highly dependent. Some may have additional disabilities such as cerebral palsy, sensory impairment, and challenging behaviour. The school is due to move premises. Current provision includes a hydrotherapy pool, food technology room, interactive sensory room and therapy area.

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
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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