The Island Project School

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Post 16
Special school

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Diddington Hall
Diddington Lane
5 - 19
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The Island Project is an independent day special school for pupils who have an autistic spectrum disorder and often have additional communication difficulties. It is founded on the principles of applied behaviour analysis (ABA). Currently there are 31 pupils on roll, between the ages of nine and 21 years. Eleven of these pupils, aged 14 to 21, are Inspection report: The Island Project School, 22–24 May 2018 Page 9 of 14 educated at a separate site in Coleshill, West Midlands, which is known as ‘The College’. The school is located in a large country house, which is a grade 2 listed building, constructed in 1637. The school opened in 2007. There are plans to relocate the school in the next year due to the impact of the HS2 project in the locality. Almost all pupils have an education, health and care plan. The school admits pupils from a number of local authorities in the region. The school does not use any alternative provision. The school does not have any religious ethos. The school has been granted permission to extend its age range for one student, while a more suitable provision is being sought. In the last year, and following advice from the Charities Commission, the proprietors have formed a board of four trustees. The chair of the board, who is a proprietor, was previously the school’s principal. The current school principal’s responsibility is for compliance. The education director is also a proprietor and is responsible for teaching and learning. The school’s previous standard inspection was in January 2015, when it was judged to be good. The Department for Education (DfE) commissioned Ofsted to conduct an emergency inspection of the school in October 2015, where a number of unmet standards were identified. The DfE commissioned a further, unannounced emergency inspection in August 2016, where it was judged that all the independent school standards were met.

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