SchoolDoncaster School for the Deaf - An education that is right for your child. Doncaster School for the Deaf was founded in 1829, which makes us one of the oldest deaf schools in the UK and we are proud of our long history and achievements. We provide a pupil-centered approach to education from the earliest years up to the age of 19. All pupils have an Education and Health Care Plan, which ensures that we know exactly what we need to do to meet their special educational needs. Although we are based in Doncaster, we are a national resource and pupils come to us via local authorities from all over the UK. We offer a safe and nurturing environment in which children can learn and communicate effectively to achieve their goals. Our schoolBelief Statement and BackgroundOfsted ReportAdmissionsOur facilitiesResidenceSafeguarding/ Support and WelfareContact usCommunicationLanguage and CommunicationSpeech and Language TherapyBritish Sign LanguageAudiologyCurriculumEarly Years Foundation StagePrimaryPrimary OverviewsEnglishNumeracyDeaf StudiesComputingPersonal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)Humanities (History & Geography)Art and DesignDesign and TechnologyMusicPhysical Education and SwimmingScienceSecondarySecondary OverviewsEnglishMathematicsScienceICT/ComputingPSHCE (Personal Social Healthy Citizenship Education)Religious Education (RE)HistoryGeographyArtDesign and TechnologySixth formSpiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural (SMSC)Pupil PremiumSports PremiumUseful infoDates for your DiaryStatutory policies and infoWork For UsFor parentsTerm Dates and School DayAbsencesParent InformationNewsletters archiveUniformLocal Offer and EHCPSE-SafetyFor pupilsSchool CouncilE-SafetyActivities and clubsE-LearningMoving on Numeracy Numeracy is also delivered in accordance with the National Curriculum. Hands-on experiences are invaluable to our pupils in their learning. Numeracy goes beyond the recall of number facts. Confidence in mental calculations helps pupils to transfer strategies to new situations. Pupils are encouraged to question and discuss mathematical concepts to develop their own thinking as they tackle a range of maths problems. We aim to challenge our pupils in numeracy and have high expectations, irrespective of ability. Pupil assessment guides help teachers set work for each individual pupil so they are challenged and progress through the curriculum levels. If a pupil is struggling to make progress, we are able to provide some additional maths intervention lessons to keep them on track. We believe that literacy, numeracy and IT skills are fundamental to lifelong success.