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Benfield - Communication Disorder ARP

The Additionally Resourced Provision at Benfield School is a specialised provision for Newcastle learners aged (11-19) in school Years (7-18). 

We have an Additionally Resourced Provision (ARP), the Cherrywood Centre, for young people with social communication difficulties or autistic spectrum disorder. 

  • We use visual timetables according to need.
  • We have areas of low distraction / stimulus.
  • We offer support and supervision at unstructured times of the day e.g. break and lunchtime.
  • We offer social skills programme/support including strategies to enhance self-esteem.
  • We offer small group targeted intervention programmes to improve skills in a variety of areas including independent living skills and independent travel.
  • We use of ICT to reduce barriers to learning where possible.
  • We use strategies/programmes to support speech and language development.
  • We offer SLCN groups to give structured and time limited interventions to vulnerable pupils.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs M Robinson
Contact Position
SENCO
Telephone
0191 265 6091
Alternative telephone: 0191 2284096
E-mail
admin@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk
Website
www.benfield-school.co.uk/.../227071
Parent Organisation
Benfield School

Local Offer

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information

Description

For further information about SEND provision at this provider please click on this link.

Where to go

Address
Benfield School
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
TYNE AND WEAR
Postcode
NE6 4NU

Time / Date Details

Session Information
School opening and term time.

Other Details

Costs

Details
Local Authority funded

Availability

Age Ranges
13 to 16 and sixth form
Last updated: 02/05/2018
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