• OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “The achievement of children in the Early Years is outstanding. They make consistently high rates of progress academically, personally and socially in relation to their very low starting points.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Pupils at Key Stages 1 to 4, children in Early Years and students in the sixth form, including those those with autism and profound and multiple learning difficulties and multi-sensory impairments, make significant and sustained progress. As a result of outstanding teaching and highly effective support to indivualise learning."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “A rich and stimulating, broad and balanced, and highly relevent curricullum is in place. Every pupil across the school from Early Years to the sixth form greatly benefits from an individualised curriculum with a strong emphasis on developing pupils’ communication, literacy skills and their personal, social and health education.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "Pupils with profound and muliple learning difficulties often experience a sense of wonder through well-planned sensory activities" “Under the transformational leadership of the headteacher the school has sustained outstanding leadership and management since its previous inspection."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Children are very happy and most eager to join in with their activities. They display high levels of concentration, imagination and curiosity about the world around them."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The achievement of students in the sixth form is outstanding resulting from outstanding teaching over time." “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    " Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and always try their very best in lessons." "The teaching of communication, literacy and numeracy is very effective."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The school's work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding." "Rigorous and regular monitoring of teaching through lesson observations, pupil progress meetings and scrutiny of pupils' work is outstanding."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Leaders make excellent use of the primary school physical education and sport premium.” “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Teachers and teaching assistants were seen working well together in all lessons to support the learning of individual and small groups of pupils, ensuring that tasks were carefully matched to each individual pupil’s learning needs and breaking tasks down into smaller steps.”

Outreach - DSPL 3

Amwell View School and Specialist Sports Collage is an all age county special school which provides education for pupils and students with severe learning difficulties. We have a number of specialised facilities and resources which enable us to provide our pupils with the best educational opportunities.

Amwell View is now the selected school offering Outreach provision to all mainstream schools within DSPL 3, covering Bishops Stortford, Sawbridgeworth, Buntingford, Watton-at-Stone, Hertford and Ware.This service will be delivered by experienced and specialist classroom teachers who have received additional outreach training.

The Outreach service will help to ensure that pupils with learning difficulties, can remain in their local mainstream school wherever possible. The Outreach service can offer mainstream schools and Early Years providers support and assistance with individual pupils, small groups or whole school advice and/or training.

The service will:

        - Work alongside staff in the local primary school to model approaches, strategies and use of various resources for                           individuals or groups of pupils.
        - Work with the school in the development of its assessment practise at individual pupil and whole school level.
        - Invite primary school staff into the special school to observe approaches in action and resources available.
        - Support secondary school staff in the transition of a pupil from his or her primary school.
        - Offer training sessions to staff in an individual or group of schools on requested topics
        - Outreach can consist of any of the following forms of support:
        - Individual pupil observations and discussions with Teacher, LSA and/or SENCo.
        - Consultations with school staff and/or SENCo providing advice on the learning environment, assessment procedures,                   appropriate curriculum access and planning, behaviour management, communication strategies, and specific syndromes.
        - Designated staff training.
        - Whole school staff training.
        - Inreach – Access to special schools to see teaching and resources used in the classroom.
        - All responses will be recorded in a written report, detailing advice given and noting follow-up visits.
   
To access this service:

Please either, complete and return the Outreach referral form or, contact Amwell View School directly:

Alison Lindsell (Outreach Manager)
alison.lindsell@amwell.herts.sch.uk
01920 870027
or
Jan Liversage (Head Teacher)
admin@amwell.herts.sch.uk

This service is completely free to access and the Outreach team will usually be able to respond to all referrals within a week.

Please download our Outreach Service Flyer below



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