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Alderwasley Hall School, Derbyshire
Alderwasley, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2SR
Tel: +44 1629 822586 Fax: +44 1629 826661
Headteacher: Angela FindlayAssessment Team:
|Age range:||5 - 19|
|Annual day fees:|| £54,942 - £60,325|
|Annual weekly boarding fees:|| £79,808 - £103,846|
|Annual full boarding fees:|| £156,615 - £161,998|
|This school offers flexi-boarding.|
|TOTAL PUPILS:|| |
|Staff numbers:|| |
|Method of entry:|| Assessment, Referral by Local Authority or Social Services, Report from previous school, Please apply to school, Residential assessment, Statement of needs, This is a Special School, This school is for pupils with autistic spectrum needs (or autistic spectrum PLUS other special education needs), Visit school|
|Accreditations and affiliations:|| NAS, NASS Special Schools, DFE, UK|
|Religious affiliation:|| No religious affiliation, All denominations welcome|
|Teaching languages:|| English|
A word from the head
Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form Centre is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 5 to 19 years with Specific Language Disorders, Asperger's Syndrome and High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders, all of whom experience complex speech, language and communication needs. We also have expertise in working with children and young people with Acquired Brain Injury.
The School and Sixth Form Centre are located on separate sites within five miles of each other and are situated in Derbyshire, close to the towns of Matlock, Belper and Wirksworth. The City of Derby is also within easy access.
The aim of all aspects of the curriculum is to prepare students for adult life by fulfilling their social and academic potential. Young people are supported to develop and achieve academic and vocational plans, develop independent living skills and a clear sense of identity enabling them to contribute to society in adult life.
The individual needs of students, as set out in their are met through Therapy and educational programmes, underpinned by high quality care.
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- Duke of Edinburgh Award
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Curriculum and exams
|Exam boards:|| Edexcel Foundation, AQA, BTEC, AS Level, GCSE|
- Are vocational courses (such as AVCE/GNVQ) offered?Yes
This school is a special school that provides for this particular need:
- Aspergers Syndrome*
- Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties*
- Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)*
- Delicate/Medical Conditions
- Dual/Multi-Sensory Impairment (DSI/MSI)
- Hearing Impairment (HI)
- Language and Communication Disorders
- Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
- Acquired Brain Injury*
* indicates the primary needs the school provides for.
This school operates 52 weeks in the year.
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