Celebrating the Special School

Celebrating the Special School

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This book challenges the assumption that special schools are a second-best educational option for their pupils. It celebrates the success and importance of special schools within England and the support of local education authorities (LEAs) in maintaining them. Full of examples highlighting good practice, including the views of parents, pupils and ex-pupils who have all experienced a positive special school education, the book: clearly outlines the principles at the heart of the inclusion debate discusses the tension in schools between raising standards and being inclusive assesses the future role of special schools offers an alternative vision of 'optimal education' for each child. Celebrating the Special School will be of interest to parents of children attending special schools or considering placement, LEA officers, special school staff, staff working in units for pupils with SEN and parents of these children.of scientific understanding, to underpin the earliest stages of National Curriculum mathematics and science (P levels 1 to 4). ... includes the use of Intensive Interaction, sensory cues, objects of reference, the PECS and Signalong manual signing. ... Accreditation includes GCSE; Entry Level GCSE; Certificate of Educational Achievement; City and Guilds Adult Literacy ... and Number power; OCR Accreditation for Life and Learning; ASDAN Bronze Award, Bronze Challenge, and Silveranbsp;...

Title:Celebrating the Special School
Author:Michael Farrell
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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