Gretton School

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Manor Farm Road
Girton
Cambridge
CB3 0RX
01223277438
Pupils
105
Ages
5 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted report
(14/1/20)
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School Description

Since the previous standard inspection in February 2017, a new principal has been appointed. The principal commenced his role in September 2018. The principal has restructured the leadership team and appointed a number of new staff. The school does not have a governing body. The proprietorial body meet three times a year to provide governance for the school. There is a clear structure in place for the directors to quality assure the work of the school. Inspection report: Gretton School 14–16 January 2020 6 Currently, there are no pupils in key stage 1. The school does not use alternative education provision. All pupils have education, health and care plans (EHC plans). Pupils are placed at the school by a number of local authorities. The main category of need is for high functioning autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Pupils enter the school with increasingly complex emotional needs. Cambridgeshire local authority has recently carried out a review of the school. The evidence showed the school to have suitable systems and be compliant. A number of pupils are children looked after by the local authority. The school provides residential accommodation for some pupils in bungalows located on site. The school is in the process of building science, art, and design and technology specialist classrooms. The school site is large and safety arrangements are suitable.

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