Heathlands is an all-age special school which meets the Special Education Needs of Children who have significant hearing-impairment.
Pupils all have Education and Health Care plans indicating a requirement or preference for sign language as a means of communication and/or for access to the National Curriculum.
The documents below will give full information about the provision made for pupils’ SEN, Both the specialist provision for deaf children and what additional support may be offered to children with needs and /or disabilities in addition to deafness. Through these measures the school seeks to ensure all pupils have full access and that no children with needs in addition to deafness are treated less favourably than their peers.
Mrs Lesley Reeves Costi, Co Headteacher and SENCO, with Mrs Sarah Brinsden, Deputy SENCO, oversee all arrangements related to our SEN provision.