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Schools in Kingston with specialist SEN provisions

 The following mainstream nurseries and schools in Kingston have special provision for children with special educational needs.  

Understanding different types of specialist provision within a mainstream school


Dynamic Assessment Group (DAG) -  Dynamic Assessment is a kind of interactive assessment used in education  It identifies a child's learning needs and skills and enables early intervention and planning for future school placement. There is one DAG in Kingston (Moonbugs). This is for nursery age children who have been identified by Speech and Language Therapists (SALTs) to attend the group.

An Enhanced Specialist Teaching Arrangement or ESTA or supports a number of pupils with special educational needs, enabling those pupils to be fully included in the mainstream school. In an ESTA support is offered as part of a mainstream class placement. Access to small group teaching is limited.

A Specialist Resource Provision or SRP or aims to provide targeted support which enables children to make progress, achieve their identified outcomes and continue to access the mainstream curriculum while being provided with a specialist intervention programme. SRPs have discrete teaching spaces and staffing to enable substantial access to small group teaching alongside access to mainstream classes.

Schools are *co- educational unless it says otherwise. 

*Co-education (co-ed for short) is a system of education in which males and females are educated together. It is also known as mixed-sex education, and mixed-gender education.

 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Learning Difficulties

Pre school
Surbiton Children’s Centre Nursery 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Moderate Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Severe Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Primary
King's Oak Primary School 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Moderate Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Latchmere School 

​Social Communication Needs including Autism and Mild to Moderate Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Grand Avenue Primary School 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Mild to Moderate Learning Difficulties - Enhanced Specialist Teaching Arrangement - ESTA.

Lime Tree Primary School 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Moderate Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Knollmead Primary School 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Severe Learning Difficulties  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

 

Secondary 
The Kingston Academy

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Mild to Moderate Learning Difficulties  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Richard Challoner Secondary School (boys only until 6th form) 

Social Communication Needs including Autism and Mild Learning Difficulties - Enhanced Specialist Teaching Arrangement or ESTA.

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Hollyfield School

Social Communication Needs including Autism, Mild to Moderate Learning Difficulties and Sensory and Emotional Health Needs  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Tolworth Girls School (girls only until 6th form)

Emotional Health (including girls with social communication difficulties including  Autism) - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

 

Communication Needs, including Hearing impairment

Primary
Knollmead Primary School

​Hearing Impairment - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

 

Secondary
Coombe Girls 

Speech and language delay/disorder and/or hearing impairments  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

 

Coombe Boys (opening September 2022)

Speech and language delay/disorder and/or hearing impairments  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP. 

 

Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Primary
King Athelstan Primary School

​Social, Emotional and Mental Health  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

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Secondary
Tolworth Girls School (girls only until 6th form)

​Emotional Health (including girls with social communication difficulties including Autism) - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Richard Challoner Secondary School (boys only until 6th form) 

Social, emotional and mental health difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP​

Speech, Language and Communication Needs and Learning Difficulties

Nursery
Castle Hill Primary School

Moonbugs - Speech, Language and Communication Needs and Learning Difficulties - Dynamic Assessment Group.

Starbugs - Social Communication/Language and Learning Difficulties - Dynamic Assessment Group.

Primary
Castle Hill Primary School 

Rainbow Fish - Social Communication/Language and Learning Difficulties  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP 

We can provide similar resources in all schools with junior classes for pupils with Social Communication/Language and Learning Difficulties.

 

Secondary
Coombe Girls 

Speech and language delay/disorder and/or hearing impairments  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Coombe Boys (opening September 2022)

Speech and language delay/disorder and/or hearing impairments  - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP. 

Moderate Learning Difficulties

Primary
​Alexandra Primary School

Moderate Learning Needs, including Physical Disability and medical needs and occasionally those whose cognitive profile is uncertain - Enhanced Specialist Teaching Arrangement or ESTA  for children from Nursery to Year 2.

Moderate Learning Needs, including Physical Disability and medical needs and occasionally those whose cognitive profile is uncertain - Specialist Resourced Provision or SRP for children in Years 3 to 6.

Secondary
Richard Challoner Secondary School 

Moderate Learning Difficulties 16+​  Xavier Centre - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.

Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties and Physical Disabilities

Primary
Tolworth Infants and Junior School

Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties - Specialist Resource Provision or SRP.