Orrets Meadow School

Special school

Chapelhill Road
CH46 9QQ
5 - 11
Community special school
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School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. All pupils who attend the school have an education, health and care plan. Since the previous inspection the school has catered for pupils who have a broader range of special educational needs and/or disabilities. The majority of pupils have additional needs relating to speech, language and communication. An increasing proportion of pupils have autism spectrum disorder and/or social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. Admissions to the school are controlled by the local authority. In 2014, the school started to accept pupils in key stage 1. There are currently a small number of pupils in Year 2. The majority of pupils join the school during key stage 2 and transfer to mainstream secondary schools at the end of Year 6. Occasionally, a pupil will spend Year 7 at the school. Inspection report: Orrets Meadow School, 10–11 October 2017 Page 10 of 13 The school is a much smaller than average-sized primary school. The proportion of boys is much higher than the national average. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is well below average. There are currently no pupils who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is well above the national average. The school provides an outreach service to schools within the local authority. The school currently supports over 70 local schools with training, assessment and advice services for pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

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