Old Hall School specialises in the education of pupils with complex educational needs (SEN) including severe,complex & multiple learning difficulties from aged two and a half to fourteen years.Some pupils also have additional communication, physical, sensory or behavioural difficulties and / or medical needs. The school currently provides places for 85 pupils, but following a Special Schools review, it is proposed that the school will change to become a 60 place Primary Special school for pupils 3 -11 years , this will take effect as from September 2008.
To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment in which the pupils will achieve their full potential.
To structure learning programmes to meet the needs of individual pupils
to encourage a positive self image within each child
To create an atmosphere of mutual respect regardless of race, sex,ethnic origin or ability.
To ensure that all pupils have equal access to as wide a variety of learning experiences & opportunities as possible
To encourage independence & social skills in order that each pupil; can become a valued member of their community.
To respect individuality & maintain dignity.
SCHOOLS ETHOS & VALUES
The schools last OFSTED report (May2004) states the schools motto of creating Opportunities & sharing experiences influences everything that occurs in this happy & vibrant school
Old Hall School seeks to encourage the development of the whole child; it tries to recognise individual needs & abilities & seeks to support development of intellectual, emotional, cultural moral aesthetic, spiritual, physical & social qualities.