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Learning Support

Support tailored to the needs of your son


All students may be screened on entry and, where required, enter a Therapy or Learning Support programme. The approach to learning support is holistic. 

Our SENCo is responsible for all learning support and has a Therapy Team; the team range from Specialist Teachers, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists to Social and Emotional Learning teachers. Together, they provide individualised learning programmes for each Primary pupil or Secondary student which ensures that they are supported in their learning journey. Slindon College have the skills, experience and resources to provide a comprehensive support package.

Learning difficulties we support

We support a wide range of Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD) including:

  • Literacy and numeracy difficulties such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
  • Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Dyspraxia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 


We are a category DU (Dyslexia Unit) school 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 category DU status means we are a school with a designated unit or centre providing specialist tuition on a small group or individual basis, according to need.

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