Pages Welcome To St Luke's! We are a proud Special Needs School for children with complex needs; happy, positive and on the up! Sports Day... Our Family St Luke's School is a Learning Disabilities Special Educational Needs School for children with complex learning disabilities including Autistic Spectrum... Assessment Here you will find information about what we measure, how and why. What We Teach We reflect on the needs of the children now and how they evolve as they transition into adulthood. As... St Luke's Partnerships St Luke's School builds reciprocally strong partnerships We work with many organisations and individuals that help the school... Health And Wellbeing Our children and staff's health and wellbeing are extremely important in our drive to thrive in life. Welcome By The Heads Jamie Caple: Head of School Stephen Hoult-Allen: Executive Headteacher When School Is Open & Closed The School Day, Office Hours, Term Dates. Friends Of St Luke's (Fosl) The Friends of St Luke's has two distinct 'wings' 1) to ensure parents and carers feel connected with the... Parents' Evenings 2017-2018 Pupil Premium Grant And Additional Funding Pupil Premium Grant, Pupil Premium Grant Plus, Sports Premium and Year 7 Catch Up Premium funds. Progress And Attainment Of Vulnerable Groups Through a range of assessment measures, we monitor the progress of our vulnerable groups of learners, to put in place... Behaviours For Learning Behaviours for learning are modelled and supported. For each child to shine and thrive, they need to develop an... Stapps - St Luke's Assessing Pupil Progress Scheme StAPPS is our own system of assessing pupils' progress, achievements and attainment - covering what matters; not just academic subject areas. Who We Are St Luke's School is proud to be a Hertfordshire Local Authority maintained Foundation Special Educational Needs School for children with... Volunteering At St Luke's And Forest House Education Centre How volunteers support the work of the school. There are many ways to be involved. How Well Are We Doing? Every child and adult matter at St Luke's School. We are working to make improvements to our school in order... St Luke's Staff Teams St Luke's School staff are making a difference! Learning Interventions Interventions are in addition to high quality classroom teaching. Support is bespoke to the needs of the child and... Child Protection We strive to keep children safe and protected from abuse. St Luke's School Vision, Mission And Values Where we are travelling and how we intend to get there... Admission To St Luke's School Information about how children are placed at St Luke's School Free School Meals If you are able to claim free school meals, there may be other benefits you can apply for. Need Advice? Here you will find information on where to get advice locally. Autism ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ... Literacy Literacy is the ability to read and write, but also the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other... Numeracy And Mathematics Mathematics is a specific form of communication with its own language of signs and symbols and is particularly motivating for... Art Art has the power to changes lives, soothe and excite us. Art is about creativity - something we relish... Procedures For Sensory Profiling And the identification of appropriate Waves of Intervention. Waves Of Intervention The levels of support required for children to access the curriculum as well as possible. Nine And Three Quarters Nine and Three Quarters is the name we give to a suite of rooms, which are staffed to support children... Online Safety Online Safety (previously called e-Safety) is about being safe when using the internet and technology. Homework Homework is set across all year groups at St Luke's in order to support each child's progress and ensure parents/carers... Reading Reading is proven to be one of the most effective activities to improve progress in school. Specific Learning Difficulties - Dyslexia Specific Learning Difficulties Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) affect the way information is learned and processed. They include: Dyslexia. Dyspraxia or Development Co-ordination Disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specific Learning Difficulties - Dyscalculia Dyscalculia is a specific learning difficulty for mathematics, or, more appropriately, arithmetic. Specific Learning Difficulties - Dysgraphia Specific Learning Difficulties - Dyspraxia Dyspraxia - Otherwise known as DCD Psd Personal, Social (and Emotional) Development Physical Interventions & Restrictive Physical Interventions For some children, sometimes, we need to physically intervene to support the safety of the individual and others. Social Stories Social Stories outline events (future or past) to help children and adults understand the sequence of events - preparing them... Health And Safety Health and Safety at St Luke's School covers a range of situations, needs and access requirements. Hertfordshire Send Strategy On this page, you will find information about Hertfordshire's SEND strategy. St Luke's School And Forest House Education Centre Governing Body The governing body aims to ensure the school provides the best possible education through robust monitoring and analysis of the... Travel Training Travel Training begins as soon as pupils join the school. The intention is to develop independence and confidence with... Communication: Prime Focus Kinaesthesia/ Movement Most of our children learn best by 'doing'. Keeping active and developing skills to improve coordination are integral parts... Student Teacher Placements First steps into teaching are daunting, though a placement at St Luke's School equips you to perform with confidence! Complaints This page tells you how to complain and the policy we have in place to support you in being heard... Commendations It's always great to know when things are going really well. We often forget to let people know this... Post 16 Options for Post-16 Learning Interventions In 9 3/4 Nine and Three Quarters is the name we give to the part of the school where magic happens... School Improvement Planning In looking to improve the school, we rigorously monitor what works for our pupils now and to prepare each child... Hertfordshire's Special Educational Needs Schools There are different types of provision in Hertfordshire for children with complex learning needs. The sectors work collaboratively and... Behaviour Support: Asd Self Injury Some pupils with Autism injure themselves as a result of high anxiety or frustration. Fundraising Vision Everything we are fundraise for is to support the children access our mainstream world with confidence and belief in themselves... Fundraising Contacts: Stephen Hoult-Allen Executive Headteacher Gillian Lawton Head of Engagement & Fundraising Harry Crawford Engagement & Fundraising Jan Maddern Fundraiser Phonics Sex And Relationships Education (Sre) Relationships are an important aspect of a thriving life. We talk about relationships from an early age, building knowledge... National Curriculum The National Curriculum Partnerships For Improving Literacy We are proactive in working with other partners to expand our child's opportunities to develop their literacy. We are... Professional Development - Learning And Influence Learning Links With Other Schools We love working with other schools in partnerships that support our children and, ensure our mainstream school partnership pupils get... Science Science which matters is taught at St Luke's. Music Drama At St Luke's School, we use drama as a means of communication, understanding plots and characterisation as well as to... Humanities - History And Geography Understanding the world around us: humanities subjects are covered through our Topic work in class. Languages We learn the value of languages as well as key words and phrases through Topic, English, Cookery, RE, Science and... Computing At St Luke's Physical Education (Pe) Why we do PE, what it's like at St Luke's and where we are developing it further. Citizenship Subjects Areas At St Luke's School We teach subjects from the National Curriculum as an entitlement for our pupils. What should be learnt is the... Transitions Transition means to move from one activity/place to another. Cookery We believe our pupils need to experience Cooking to learn how to eat healthily and enjoy food. Religious Education (Re) At St Luke's School, we follow the Hertfordshire Guidance on RE teaching. Outcomes Data Local And National Support Contact Details Here, we list the websites of organisations that we feel might be helpful to the families of children at St... Payments If you are wishing to make a payment for school dinners donate to the school, please find the links through... Fundraising Plans Our Fundraising Planning for the next few years is focused, though flexible in order to respond to changes in education... How Can I Help? What fun could you (and your friends) have, raising funds for StLuke's School? What Does Differentiation Mean? Down Syndrome Down Syndrome (and also called Down's Syndrome) is caused by having a copy of chromosome 21 in our genetic makeup. Published Work & Qualifications An aim of the school is to provide a world class provision for the children now and future cohorts. Research,... Awards Achieved Awards are incredibly important to children and adults - they foster pride in our school community and a desire to... Outreach St Luke's School offers Outreach services to secondary schools in DSPL 8 as well as Business Support in Hertfordshire and... Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (Send) Our Speciality! Global Development Delay (Gdd) Global Development Delay Williams Syndrome Williams Syndrome Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy (CP) Problems With Eating Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (Fas) Learning Disabilities And Difficulties (Ldd) What does the term mean? Fragile X Syndrome Attachment Disorder Children with attachment disorders or other attachment problems have difficulty connecting to others and managing their own emotions. St Luke's School's Strategic Aims Letting you know what our priorities are and why. Reducing Anxieties Most of us feel anxious at some time or other. Some of our pupils live in a constant state... St Luke's Curriculum Our curriculum is focused on children's needs for now and their future adult life. Speech And Language Our integrated approach to supporting children's Speech and Language Communication Needs (SLCN) Who Is Outreach For? St Luke's School supports secondary schools in DSPL8. Outreach Resources Please have a browse through our attached resources to see what type of resources we can provide as part of Outreach. Request Outreach Support Here are ways you can contact us to request support for individual staff or groups working with Primary aged children... Outreach Business Request We work with business organisations to support improved team working relationships where one or more of the team has learning disabilities. Risk Assessments We calculate risks in order to protect the children and adults of the school and for our visitors. Speech And Language: Scerts SCERTS: Social Communication & Emotional Regulation Transactional Support Speech And Language: Elklan The World Of Work And Employability We look to ensure our pupils are prepared for the world of work through effectively managed work experience placements, extended... Parents & Carers A starting off point to find the information you want/need...Click on the links below Children's Attendance And Sickness Attending school and what to do if your child is too poorly to be in school. Social Media Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube... How To Donate Donations of money, time, skills, resources and help are always gratefully received! Smsc Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural aspects of learning and living at St Luke's School Visits Are Welcomed! We look forward to welcoming you. Information about your visit is detailed below: Glossary, Acronyms And Jargon What does that mean? Medical Needs At St Luke's School Medical needs have additional complexities in children with learning disabilities. We closely monitor individuals' welfare, the administration of medication,... Ehcp Annual Reviews What we do regarding EHCP Annual Reviews Pupil Voice Pupil Voice is rightly loud and proud at St Luke's School Research And Development: Post-Graduate Work Building on a rostrum of inquiry in search of responsive pedagogy and practice for pupils with complex learning profiles. ... Mental Health Mental Health issues affect many of us. For those with cognitive disabilities, they are 6 times more likely to... Lotc Learning Outside the Classroom - What it entails at St Luke's and why we feel it's important. Repair Shed St Luke's Partnership Since 2018. Repair Shed are working to 'make and mend' at St Luke's School. Research & Development: Teacher Led Developmental Work This page focuses on work currently being undertaken by our teaching staff. Autism & Eating Many individuals on the autism spectrum may have a pattern of avoidant or restrictive eating, including rejecting food that was... Careers & Further Education We ensure our pupils are prepared for the world of work through effectively managed work experience placements, extended work experience... St Luke's News Updates on St Luke's School: Forthcoming Events & Recent News Association To Federation? St Luke's, Forest House Education Centre and the Collett School are in an 'Association' and are considering becoming a 'Federation'.... Gdpr We keep data on pupils, their families and staff secure.