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  • Yewstock School
    Honeymead Lane
    Sturminster Newton
    Dorset
    DT10 1EW
  • Head: Mr Sean Kretz
  • T 01258 472796
  • F 01258 473577
  • E office@yewstock.dorset.sch.uk
  • W www.yewstock.dorset.sch.uk
  • A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 19.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Dorset
  • Pupils: 129
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 2
    • 1 Short inspection 10th January 2017
    • 2 Full inspection 6th June 2013

    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: Satisfactory on 16th June 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

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Special Education Needs

Yewstock School caters for pupils who have moderate or severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties. We also have three autistic bases. All at Yewstock are equally valued, we aim to provide a warm, friendly and supportive environment in which parents and carers are actively encouraged to become involved in their child's education and future. Primary pupils are class based, spending the majority of their time with one teacher; older pupils are subject based for much of the time. All children follow the national curriculum and receive support appropriate to their needs.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
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 Y
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
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 Y
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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