An Independent Day and Boarding School for boys with additional needs.
Led by the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo), Mrs Vlahodimou, the Learning Support Department at Slindon College offers a wide range of support for special educational needs. Mrs Vlahodimou (BSc, MSc, Post. Grad. Diploma, PGCE, NASENCO, NPQH) has over 10 years of experience in special education in both the mainstream and independent sectors.
The College has the skills, experience and resources to provide a comprehensive support package, tailored to the individual needs of each pupil delivered by way of a holistic approach.
Specific Learning Difficulties Slindon College supports
Slindon College supports a wide range of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) including:
- Literacy difficulties such as Dyslexia
- Numeracy difficulties such as Dyscalculia
- Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Pupils may be screened on entry to assess their specific difficulties and, where required, enter a Learning Support or Therapy programme of interventions.
A listing of the College's Learning Support Staff and Teachers can be found here.
Slindon College is categorised as a Learning Support Centre (LSC) with CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexics) accreditation. CReSTeD, supported by the British Dyslexia Association, acknowledges schools for the quality and provision of support for dyslexic pupils. Our LSC status means we provide specialist tuition, on a small group or individual basis, according to need.
Slindon College is an approved provider for a number of local authorities including West Sussex, Hampshire, Brighton & Hove, Surrey and some London borough local authorities such as Croydon, Hackney and Slough.
Ministry of Defence Accreditation
Slindon College is registered on the Accredited Schools Database with the Ministry of Defence.
The National Association for Special Educational Needs (nasen) is a charitable membership organisation that exists to support and champion those working with, and for, children and young people with SEND and learning differences.