New nursery planned for children at Royal Cross Deaf School

Posted on - 26th August, 2019 - 12:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Schools
Royal Cross deaf school in Ashton has been ranked outstanding by Ofsted

A school for deaf and hearing impaired children is expanding to include a new nursery provision.


Royal Cross School in Larches plans to open the pre-school facility in September and has spaces available for children who will benefit from the specialist provision.

The aim is to provide children with specialist early intervention by Qualified Teachers of the Deaf alongside specialist support staff, including ELKLAN trained TA3’s and a BSL trained assessor.

This will guarantee that deaf and hearing impaired children get the very best start to their communication and language development, somethig which is vital when accessing the curriculum and achieving the very best outcomes.

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A spokesperson for Royal Cross School said: “We are delighted to share with parents, carers, friends and colleagues our intention to provide a specialist nursery at Royal Cross School for deaf/HI children from September 2019.

“We will consider assessment places for those children who may need additional support to enter a mainstream provision and our staff will support transition into these settings and any follow up outreach.

“We are at the early stages of setting up the provision and will be working closely with the Governing Body, SEND Services and the Local Authority to ensure that our provision is the very best that we can offer and that all statutory procedures and policies are in place.”

Royal Cross School was recently rated as Outstanding by Ofsted and aims to nurture the children to be confident communicators and learners.

If you would like to find out more or register interest in a place for a child from September 2019 please get in touch with school on 01772 729705, email or fill in the application form to register your interest.

More information is available on our web site ..

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