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Paignton Academy - STEPS - Enhanced Provision for students with anxiety/phobic difficulties

The Academy is the designated secondary school in Torbay for students with anxiety/phobic difficulties.  As such, we have local authority funded places to ensure that Torbay has educational provision available for young people with a range-related difficulty.  This provision is based off-site at the Great Parks Community Centre and provides bespoke education for students placed by the local authority.  We tailor educational programmes for individuals that include core subject lessons plus humanities and physical activities.  The aim of the provision being to provide a step back into formal education, improve social interaction, and promote a desire to learn within students.

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Referral required
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Students must have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan.

Places at the enhanced provision for hearing impairment are allocated by the Local Authority and will be named on the students EHC plan either following an Education. Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment or following an Annual Review of the students EHC plan. 

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