Alderwasley Hall School

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
DE56 2SR
5 - 19
Other independent special school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
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Alderwasley Hall School is a part of the SENAD group of schools. The school is on two sites. The Alderwasley Hall School site accommodates pupils up to 16 years of age. The Alderwasley Sixth Form, which is located near to Wirksworth, provides education for students who are above the age of compulsory education. Some pupils and students are residents of the children’s homes located at both school Inspection report: Alderwasley Hall School, 10–12 July 2018 Page 9 of 12 sites. These children’s homes are part of the SENAD group. Ofsted inspects these homes separately to the school. The school is registered to provide education for pupils aged five to 20 years. The school caters for pupils who have complex speech, language and communication needs. Many have a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder and Asperger’s syndrome. All pupils and students have special educational needs and/or disabilities. All pupils and students have an EHC plan. The school uses three colleges to provide part of the education of some of their sixthform students. These colleges are: Derby College in Derby; Nottingham Central College in Nottingham; and Confetti Creative Arts College in Nottingham. The headteacher and the deputy headteacher both took up their respective posts in September 2016. The school’s aims are four-fold: to fulfil social and communication potential; to fulfil academic potential; to provide a memorable and enjoyable school experience for all; and to fulfil independence potential. The school’s last standard inspection took place on 1–3 July 2014. An emergency inspection of the school took place on 20 April 2016.

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