We pride ourselves in meeting the needs of all children in our care, including those who are most vulnerable or challenging. These groups of students are a major priority and we work closely with parents/carers in helping to raise their children’s self esteem, resilience and subsequent achievement and attainment.
We have a comprehensive support programme and our full SEND policy is available on our policies page or by clicking here .
The Outwood Academy Newbold Autism Resource Centre (ARC) works with 14 students aged from 11-16 who have a diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Students will access mainstream lessons for the maximum time that they are able. They will be supported in a number of ways:
All Young people with ASD should be equipped with the confidence, independence and skills to lead a happy successful life within society.
To provide an appropriate individual curriculum for each student that prepares them with the social skills, life skills and education to lead a happy successful life within society.
Admissions are made through Derbyshire Local Authority. They use the following essential admission criteria:
In addition the student will present a range of the following:
For further information please contact:
Mrs Jayne Freeman at Outwood Academy Newbold on 01246 230 550
Any concerns or complaints about SEN provision by parents or carers should be initially raised informally, whether by e-mail, letter or a telephone call with the SENDCo.
The SENDCo will investigate and report back within a week. If the parents/carers continue to be dissatisfied, a complaint should be raised as per the academy’s complaints procedure by completing the Complaint Form at Appendix 1. Academy Complaints Procedure
Our aim is to provide support at the earliest opportunity to young people and their families in a person-centred manner using our staff or colleagues from other appropriate agencies. Together we will agree a support plan which is reviewed regularly to see if the support on offer is making a difference.
Click the link below to view the information regarding our Early Help Offer.