Provision

 

Inclusion

Pen-y-Cwm Special School provides specialist educational provision as an integral part of the continuum of educational provision in Blaenau- Gwent. We aim to be inclusive in our practice by providing our learners with educational opportunities in their community mainstream school, Ebbw Fawr Learning Community or their local community.

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Transition

Leaving school and moving into adulthood can be a challenging time for young people and their parents. What kinds of choices exist and will they help the young person lead a fulfilling life

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Thrive Base

At Pen-y-Cwm we have a Thrive room which is managed by Chris Carey and Sally Jones.   This base provides additional support to encourage positive behaviour.

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Communication Support

Pen-y-Cwm school have a well-resourced Communication Support room which is managed by Iris Barrett who works under the direction of Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT).

 

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Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Skills support is for young people who require extra guidance to develop essential skills and prepare themselves for life after Pen-y-Cwm Special School.   The support is generally provided by Learning Coaches – Alison Bailey and Sue Snelgove.

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ICT Support

At Pen-y-Cwm school we have a specialist Teaching Assistant to support Information Communication Technology (ICT) across the whole school. ICT can be used to enable learners to communicate, participate in lessons and learn more effectively.

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