The Vines is a 24 place specialist resourced provision for children with Speech, Communication and Language difficulties, including Autism. We have two specialist teachers and a team of trained support workers who work with our children both in their classes and in the Resourced Provision.
We recognise that every student is different and the needs of the individual learner is at the forefront of our practice in The Vines. The main aim of the Provision is to support children so they are able to have opportunities for inclusion within their mainstream classes. We promote a flexible approach based on the needs of the young person. Some children are supported to spend all of their school day within their class whilst others may spend targeted sessions within the Resourced Provision and other sessions within their classes.
Within The Vines and when supporting children in their classes, we use a range of well recognised strategies and approaches in the fields of autism and education that have an evidence base demonstrating their effectiveness. It is an eclectic and holistic approach to Autism encompassing
We aim for all our children to:
Lead practitioners within The Vines offer regular support and training for all staff and families. They are supported to do this through the involvement of specialist speech and language therapists, advice from Education Psychologist’s and practitioners from Bradford’s specialist Autism team.