A report on Park Lane Special School Park Lane Trecynon Aberdare
Park Lane School is a day school for pupils with a range of special educational needs. These needs include severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders, profound and multiple learning difficulties, and social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The school has 101 pupils on roll aged from three to 19 years. Nearly all pupils come from Rhondda Cynon Taf, with a very few pupils who come from neighbouring local authorities. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Many pupils have additional learning needs, which include physical, sensory and medical needs as well as speech, language and communication difficulties. English is the predominant language of all pupils. Two per cent of the pupils have ‘looked after child’ (LAC) status and approximately 47% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. Park Lane is a school that encourages all pupils, through its motto, to imagine, believe and achieve. The school was last inspected in 2011. The headteacher has been in post since January 2015. The deputy headteacher has been in post since September 2015 and the two assistant headteachers have been in post since September 2016.
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