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Special Education Needs

At Wolgarston High School we aim to support the needs of all of our students, working with them from when they join us at the end of Year 8 until they leave the school.

We work closely with FSSC, the school Link Governor, as well as outside agencies and groups to support pupils within the school. We aim to give pupils the chance to build the skills needed for their futures.

Our links with parents and carers are very important to us, and we encourage contact between home and school.

We were awarded Dyslexia Friendly Status in February 2012. We are developing ways that teaching and learning takes place across the timetable. Teaching and learning styles that help dyslexic learners help all learners.

Exam time can be very hard for any student. The school will assess learners with a particular need and make sure, where needed, that they get any extra help in exams that they require.

Contact: Mrs K Weston (SENCO): k-weston@wolgarston.staffs.sch.uk

Here are some famous people with dyslexia, dyspraxia, asperger’s or autism:

Paddy Considine Stephen WiltshireDaniel RadcliffeJustin TimberlakeShane LynchDominic WoodPrince HarryThomas EdisonHarrison FordSir Steve RedgraveBill GatesBen ZephKeira KnightleyNoel Gallagher  Whoopie Goldberg - Dyslexic  A photograph of Damon Albarn - DyslexicLouis Smith ADHD

 

 

 

Here are some useful links to helpful sites, click on the image for further details.

Wolgarston’s SEN Policy:

The British Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia Friendly Schools – Accreditation
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The Staffordshire Parent Partnership Service
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SUN Groups – Staffordshire Umbrella Network – SUN is a networking group looking at issues affecting children with special educational needs and their families
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Epilepsy Action

British Deaf Association

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National Autistic Society
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