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Halcyon Way School

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This school's SEN characteristics
SEN characteristic % of pupils
Speech, language and communications needs 22.50%
Severe learning difficulty 17.50%
Autistic spectrum disorder 15.00%
Profound and multiple learning difficulty 15.00%
Moderate learning difficulty 10.00%
Physical disability 7.50%
Specific learning difficulty 5.00%
Visual impairment 5.00%
Hearing impairment 2.50%

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Address: Gordon Street, Chadderton, Oldham Ol9 9QE,GoogleMaps link opens in a new window
Telephone number: 01615350011
Local authority: Oldham
School type: Free school special
School phase: Special
Number of pupils: 40
URN: 143762
Ofsted rating: Not rated
LAESTAB: 353 7002
Age range of pupils: 2 to 11
Headteacher's name: Sue Caine
Has sixth form: No
Has nursery: No
Date of opening: 01 January 2022
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  • expenses relating to before and after school clubs
  • delegated home to school transport
  • indirect employee expenses and agency staff expenses relating to a special facility
  • purchase of trading items for re-sale, eg school uniforms, books, stationery
  • donations paid by the school to a charity
  • community education with a benefit to the pupils at the school

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  • staff costs associated with managing and supporting the special facility for directly employed staff
  • staff teaching in the special facility
  • school trips
  • residential special schools
  • any community-focused expenditure