SEN Information

The SEND report is information about services and support for families within the school with children/young people aged 2 – 19 years with special educational needs and/or a disability. Please see our full SEND Information report below.

If you require further information in regards to the SEND Information Report please click on the link below:

Lime Academy Hornbeam is two campus day special school for children aged 2 - 19 years. Children are provided with an appropriately paced and differentiated curriculum.

Lime Academy Hornbeam is a member of the Lime Trust.

The Brookfield House campus includes Early Years, Key Stages 1 & 2 (Primary), Key Stage 3, and some of our older (Key Stage 4 & 5) who have profound and complex learning difficulties and medical needs.

William Morris campus is a unique secondary setting where we cater for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and 6th Form students with different degrees of learning difficulties and SEND in a safe, enabling and inclusive environment.

We also manage the Hospital & Home Teaching Service, based at Whipps Cross Hospital, on behalf of Waltham Forest; it meets pupils’ needs exceptionally well, whether they have a short or long stay in hospital or require home tuition.

At Lime Academy Hornbeam, the pupils’ identified needs are typically complex and significant in the area of cognition and learning (severe learning difficulties or profound and multiple learning difficulties) as described in the SEN Code of Practice. Students may also have associated needs in the areas of emotional/social and communication and interaction (autistic spectrum disorder and/or speech and language difficulties). In addition, students may have sensory or physical disabilities.

The 2019-20 cohort of students at Lime Academy Hornbeam has the following categories of needs

• Cognition and learning
• Communication and interaction
• Social, emotional and mental health needs
• Physical and/or sensory

Admissions to the school are managed by the local authority, who will liaise with Lime Academy Hornbeam.
https://thehub-beta.walthamforest.gov.uk/pupil-and-family-support

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 Lime Academy Hornbeam September Reopening

We are looking forward to welcoming our school community back in September.  The first day of term for pupils is Thursday 03 September 2020.  We have posted some letters for parents on the website to help you prepare.

Best wishes to you all.

Antony Clements

Interim Headteacher