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St Vincents School - A Specialist School for Sensory Impairment and Other Needs

Since 1850 we have had a tradition of excellence in the education and care of children with a visual impairment.

We specialise in providing an all-round education maximising academic achievement, personal development, independence and self-worth.

We cater for pupils from Foundation Stage to Post 16, offering day, extended day and residential placements

Who to contact

Contact Name
John Patterson
Contact Position
Principal
Telephone
E-mail
office@stvin.com
Website
www.stvin.com

Where to go

Address
Yew Tree Lane
Liverpool
Postcode
L12 9HN

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

How will the school /college know if I need extra help?  -  Full assessment carried out at start and a review 3 times a year. All contained in Education Health and Care Plan

What should I do if I think I need extra help?  - Talk to the teacher or support staff

If I have difficulty taking part in school/college activities what different arrangements can be made for me?  - Individual support can be provided to ensure all pupils can fully engage with both the national curriculum and the enhanced curriculum on offer.

How will I participate in planning my targets?  - Pupils involved in their own review process and also in a pupil focus group

How does the school/college know how well I’m doing?  - All pupils are monitored by a system called CASPA

Who will help me to be more independent in school?  - Teaching Assistants, Learning Assistants and Mobility Officers

Who will help me to be more independent in my community?  - All of the above and members of organisations eg Scouts, Rotary Club, Leos, all of who are offering membership through attendance at St Vincents

How will my parents/carers be supported to encourage me to be more independent?  - There are many extra curricular activities to which parents are invited, and parents/carers are part of all review sessions.

Who should I speak to if I’m worried about something?  - Family Liaison Officer or School Nurse

How do school/college staff get extra help from other experts?  - Through strong network links within the West Derby and Liverpool area, and through Continuing Professional Development.

What help is there to get me ready to start college?  - There are links with all local Colleges and transition plans are developed on an individual basis.

What help is there to get me ready to start work?  - Work experience and apprenticeship opportunities available through the Education and Enterprise Village, and Envision the CIC established to support St Vincents

Local Offer

Description

How will the school /college know if I need extra help?  -  Full assessment carried out at start and a review 3 times a year. All contained in Education Health and Care Plan

What should I do if I think I need extra help?  - Talk to the teacher or support staff

If I have difficulty taking part in school/college activities what different arrangements can be made for me?  - Individual support can be provided to ensure all pupils can fully engage with both the national curriculum and the enhanced curriculum on offer.

How will I participate in planning my targets?  - Pupils involved in their own review process and also in a pupil focus group

How does the school/college know how well I’m doing?  - All pupils are monitored by a system called CASPA

Who will help me to be more independent in school?  - Teaching Assistants, Learning Assistants and Mobility Officers

Who will help me to be more independent in my community?  - All of the above and members of organisations eg Scouts, Rotary Club, Leos, all of who are offering membership through attendance at St Vincents

How will my parents/carers be supported to encourage me to be more independent?  - There are many extra curricular activities to which parents are invited, and parents/carers are part of all review sessions.

Who should I speak to if I’m worried about something?  - Family Liaison Officer or School Nurse

How do school/college staff get extra help from other experts?  - Through strong network links within the West Derby and Liverpool area, and through Continuing Professional Development.

What help is there to get me ready to start college?  - There are links with all local Colleges and transition plans are developed on an individual basis.

What help is there to get me ready to start work?  - Work experience and apprenticeship opportunities available through the Education and Enterprise Village, and Envision the CIC established to support St Vincents

Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (5 to 11)
Secondary (11 to 16)
Early Years (0 to 5)
Needs Level
High
Low
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
Universal
Targeted