b'Curriculum IntentOur demographic, context and what we needed to consider when designing our curriculumEpinay School is a school which caters for up to 215 childrenMain CharacteristicsAs in October 2021 and young people from 418 years of age with a wide range ofTOTALspecial educational and complex needs.KS1KS4 161 86.56%The school caters for children and young people with significantKS1-KS5 186 learning difficulties and/or diagnosed learning disabilities whoKS152.69% are working at a level of 3- 4 years behind their peers and haveKS2 40 21.51% limited ability to listen, process information, think, read, write,KS3 77 41.40% spell or do mathematical calculations effectively.KS4 39 20.97% 16-18 25 13.44% In addition to their learning needs, the children and youngEHCP186 100.00% people may have some social vulnerability as well as somePupil Premium117 62.90% difficulties with their functional skills, speech and languageFree School Meals 91 48.92% communication needs and a diagnosis of Autistic SpectrumLAC 8 4.30% Condition. Social/Emotional 63 33.87% The school has some children who have anxiety and mentalChild Services Involvement 34 18.28% health difficulties and require additional support to meet theirDaily Medication 16 8.60% emotional needs, however, they do not present with disruptiveBME10 5.38% behaviours. OOB3 1.61%A small number of our children have a severe learning difficulty (SLD) and/or disability, which means that they find it difficult toFirst SEN Need understand, learn and remember new skills. These studentsASD 62 33.33% have problems with both the acquisition of skills and theirModerate learning Difficulties29 15.59% application to new situations and possible sensory issues orSevere and Marked Moderate poor coordination. learning Difficulties28 15.05% Social and Emotional 23 12.37% As a school we create a safe and inclusive centre of excellenceADHD 17 9.14% by providing a stimulating environment where learners achieve challenging and inspirational targets in order to develop asSpeech and Language22 11.83% happy, confident and independent learners who are preparedOther 5 2.69% for adulthood. TOTAL186 & of students have a second need78.49%Page 3'