A.R.T.S. Education
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Special school
11 - 16
Other independent special school

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167a Ormskirk Road
St Helens
WA11 8HR

School Description

All pupils at A.R.T.S. Education have experienced disruption to their education prior to attending the school. When these pupils join the school, they do not catch up quickly with their learning across different curriculum subjects. This is because leaders have not provided pupils with a well-designed curriculum. As a result, many pupils have fundamental gaps in their knowledge. Pupils’ achievement is poor. Leaders have low expectations of what pupils can and should achieve. Leaders have not ensured that pupils are supported well enough to overcome the difficulties that they experience due to their special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Most pupils develop increasingly positive attitudes towards school. However, some pupils do not attend school regularly enough. This further exacerbates the gaps in their learning. Although the majority of pupils behave well most of the time, some pupils find it more difficult to regulate their own behaviour. The behaviour of these pupils sometimes disturbs the learning of their peers. Pupils feel happy in school most of the time. They value the time that staff take to get to know them well. Pupils told inspectors that they feel safe in school. Leaders deal with incidents of bullying thoroughly and effectively.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.