Our Hearing Impairment Provision is for children with an EHCP with severe to profound hearing losses from the age of five to eleven.
Our aims are to:
- promote the development of spoken language.
- provide a total communication approach.
- give each child the opportunity to develop to his/her full potential academically, socially and emotionally.
- provide opportunities for the inclusion of deaf children in mainstream classes and school events.
- promote good home/school relationships.
- monitor and review pupil progress regularly.
Young deaf children are given the opportunity to listen, talk and learn through good amplification, specialist teaching and individual and small group work in good acoustic conditions.
We provide a broad and balanced curriculum which includes the National Curriculum.
Our experienced Teaching Assistants support inclusion of children in mainstream classes.
All our children have Individual Education Plans which are discussed and reviewed with parents on a termly basis and we place a great deal of importance in developing good hearing aid management.
- Listening and talking are central to all activities.
- Specialist teachers of the deaf.
- Inclusion in mainstream classes.
- Radio aids are used by all pupils.
- Children are encouraged to become independent learners.
- Favourable staff-pupil ratios.
- A friendly supportive school.