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Enhanced Mainstream School

Enhanced Mainstream School (EMS) for Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

 Easingwold School is one of 7 Secondary Schools in North Yorkshire, designated as an Enhanced Mainstream School (EMS) for Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). 

A specialist team is based within the school and works collaboratively with colleagues to raise awareness, skills and knowledge relating to SpLD.

As well as working within Easingwold School, the specialist team of 4 staff supports 52 Primary and Secondary Schools in 4 Clusters: Easingwold, Thirsk, Northallerton and Stokesley.

Easingwold School supports and promotes the following principles for enhancement of learning:

  • Inclusive quality first learning through appropriate adjustments

  • Identifying and removing barriers to learning

  • Identifying specific needs through appropriate assessment

  • Providing appropriate specialist resources, strategies and interventions as appropriate