The Governors of Talbot Specialist School held a consultation from 1 March 2018 to 19 April 2018 with all stakeholders proposing to apply to convert to become an academy and join Wellspring Academies Trust. The Governors have considered all comments, questions, and evidence during this period and now confirm the resolution of the consultation and to proceed to apply to the Department for Education to convert to an academy as part of Wellspring Academy Trust.

Welcome from our Executive Headteacher

Talbot Learning Community are delighted that you have taken the time to learn more about what we do.

Talbot Specialist School is a maintained school in SheffieldWe provide education for young people aged 11-19 with a wide range of needs including Severe and Complex learning difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

We became a Specialist School for Cognition and Learning Difficulties in 2008, followed by a Leadership and Innovation Hub in 2011.  We have secured Investors in People (Gold) Team Teach Gold Standard and the Inclusion Quality Mark in 2 successive reviews.

Our school is the platform on which our community has built a reputation for delivering high quality provision, driven by its desire to continually improve practice.

In 2013, we became a Teaching School Alliance forming Fusion TSA.  Through Fusion S2S - a specialist team of teachers we provide support to schools which reflects our moral drive to support the learning of all pupils with SEND, through high quality, responsive and effective professional development and support. 

Enjoy exploring our community through this on-line prospectus, but nothing can replace a visit so, please accept this invitation to get in touch if you would like to know more or want to pay us a visit.

Judith Smith
Executive Headteacher


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Published: 27 February 2018
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