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Thames Valley School

Special Free School Primary & Secondary

Thames Valley Free School has published their Local Offer providing information on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

ThamesValleySchool is a free school sponsored by The National Autistic Society (NAS).

ThamesValleySchool caters for children and young people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) aged 5 to 16.

The school is a collaboration between The National Autistic Society and local authorities, voluntary groups, schools and parents. These groups have come together from Reading, West Berkshire, Wokingham and Windsor & Maidenhead to establish the school. The school benefits from The National Autistic Society's 50 years’ experience in the autism education sector and an evidenced commitment to continually improving outcomes for children and young people with autism.

At ThamesValley, each child has an inclusion plan that develops their ability to thrive in a range of environments. Inclusion opportunities are available for each child and may involve joining certain classes at mainstream school, or going to after-school clubs and other social occasions. IT is used to offer a range of learning opportunities and ThamesValleySchool has a ‘revolving door’ policy for some pupils, to equip them with the skills they need to be able to return to mainstream education.

Who to contact

Contact Name
James Power
Telephone
(0118) 942 4750
E-mail
thames.valley@nas.org.uk
Website
Thames Valley School

Where to go

Address
Conwy Close
Tilehurst
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG30 4BZ

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
5-16

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Autism

Local Offer

Contact Name
Michelle Hill
Contact Telephone
0118 9424750
Contact Email
michellehill@thamesvalley.reading.sch.uk
Links
Thames Valley School
SEN Inclusion Policy
SEN Information Report
Accessibility Plan
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
Local Offer Updated
19/06/2019
Download more Local Offer details for SEN Information Report - Local Offer Document 2019-20 here...

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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