Educational provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities

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David Smellie, Partner at Farrer & Co The Equality Act 2010 has made significant changes to the law on discrimination as it affects pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and in particular the extension of duties on schools to include the provision of auxiliary aids and services, which came into place on 1 […]

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Special educational needs provision in boarding schools

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Special educational needs provision in boarding schools Deborah Newman, Principal of Fulneck School When it comes to education parents want the best for their children but this is often even more important for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). According to The Children and Families Act 2014, section 20, ‘A child […]

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‘Believe. Inspire, Succeed’

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David Quick, Headmaster of Slindon College At Slindon College we provide specialist learning support for approximately 100 boys with SEND. The boys are aged between 8 and 18 and include day boys and boarders (boarders from age 11). With a staff-pupil ratio of one to five we provide a carefully structured and tailored education for […]

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Specialist provision for pupils with dyslexia

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Andrew Russell, Headmaster of St David’s College Independent education in the UK is highly regarded around the world, with many schools attracting pupils from across the globe. But as a parent what are your options if your child has a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia? Children with dyslexia may struggle to access a traditional […]

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My child has dyslexia. How do I find the right school?

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Brendan Wignall, Headmaster of Ellesmere College and Chair of CReSTeD The Council for Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils (CReSTeD) is a charity set up to provide guidance and assurance to parents seeking a school for their child with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) – of these the main difficulty is dyslexia. CReSTeD works with support […]

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Provision in the independent sector for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities

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Pupils with SEND continue to be very well educated within the independent sector and this is undoubtedly one of the sector’s strengths. Many parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities take them out of the maintained sector because the class sizes are too big and they feel there is not enough individual support. […]

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