Offers strategies for supporting students with special needs in mainstream schools and covers the changing nature of advisory services and the role of day and residential schools.

Special Schools with Residential Provision

Special schools with residential provision

This chapter covers special schools that are partly or mainly residential. Using the case studies of four schools to illustrate innovative practice, it considers:

  • The different types of residential provision and the role of boarding placements
  • The kinds of needs and personal circumstances that may require this degree and type of support
  • The particular ways in which schools with residential provision have addressed inclusion and Every Child Matters

Why have Residential Provision?

State boarding schools for pupils who do not have SEN are comparatively rare. There are, however, several maintained special schools that offer some boarding provision. In addition, there are many special schools that are independent or non-maintained schools. Some of these are run by charities that own a single ...

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