Park Avenue Girls’ High School
Our aim is to provide our pupils with the quality of education they require to empower them for tomorrow. Following the UK National Curriculum standard, we aim to provide our children with a quality education, within an environment that does not compromise our faith but supplements it. We will not simply teach rules, we will nurture them by creating an awareness of responsibility and respect for all.
Who to contact
Where to go
22 Avenue Road
Stoke on Trent
- ST4 2EX
- Local Offer Age Bands
- 11-16 years
- How does this setting know if their children/young person needs extra help and what should I do if I think my child/young person may have special educational needs?
The school uses a range of sources to access whether students in its care require extra help. For instance: - Developing links with feeder schools to highlight potential SEN students and plan for their needs - A system of Baseline tests conducted upon admission to the school - A system of tracking and monitoring student progress throughout the year If you feel that your child or young person has Special Educational Needs please feel free to contact the school to discuss how we may best support them through their education
- How will teaching approaches and the curriculum be matched to my child or young person's needs?
Depending upon the individual needs of our students the school will ensure that the curriculum is matched to their needs.
- How will both you and I know how my child/young person is doing and how will you help me to support their learning?
The school regularly tracks and monitors its students’ progress across the curriculum. Information is shared with parents through reports and parents’ evenings. The school will offer advice and support to any parents / carers who wish to develop their understanding of the curriculum and how best they can they support those in their care.
- What support will there be for my child's/young person's overall wellbeing?
All SEND students will be allocated a key member of staff in charge of their overall provision. As well as this all staff at the school recognise a duty of care towards ensuring the wellbeing of all students in their care.
- What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the setting?
- What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEND have had or are having?
The school will ensure that staff supporting students with SEND, have the appropriate training to best support students in their care.
- How will my child/young person be included in activities outside this classroom including school trips?
Every young person at the school will be included in trips and activities outside of school. Support will be provided on the basis of their individual needs.
- How accessible is the environment?
The school building is not yet accessible by wheelchair users. Will be moving to new site where there will be accessibility.
- How will the setting prepare and support my child/young person to join the next stage of education and life?
The school provides an induction day all Y6 students interested in attending the school There will be a system in place to advise students regarding their options for Higher Education, working together with local colleges and higher education providers.
- How are the setting's resources allocated and matched to children's/young people's special educational needs?
Resources are matched to student differing stages of learning.
- How is the decision made about what type and how much support my child/young person will receive?
Decisions regarding the amount of support SEN students will receive will be made according to level of need that has been highlighted by for instance, previous school, from baseline testing or by SENS recommendation.
- How are parents involved in the setting? How can I be involved?
Parents’ involvement is encouraged in all area; from the signing of student planners which record homework but also staff comments and student achievement, but also through engagement in Open Days, Fund Raisers, and perhaps becoming a parent governor.