Ash Lea School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Owthorpe Road
Cotgrave
NG12 3PA
01159892744
Pupils
88
Ages
3 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(5/11/20)
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98%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
28.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
2.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
23.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals

School Description

Pupils enjoy coming to school and greet staff with smiles as they arrive each morning. They know that staff care for them and support them. Pupils place great trust in the adults who work with them. Staff make sure that all pupils can communicate in ways which the staff understand. Pupils say that school is safe and they know who to tell if they have any worries. Pupils are keen to learn. They receive challenge and support from staff as they prepare for their next steps, focusing on ‘Life after Ash Lea’. Younger pupils learn to play and improve their physical skills on the wide range of outdoor equipment. Older pupils understand the importance of their work experience and college ‘taster’ courses. As one pupil said, ‘It is helping us think about what we will do when we leave school.’ Pupils behave well at all times of the day. Pupils receive support to help them learn how to manage their own feelings and behave. If there are any incidents of bullying, staff deal with them well. Pupils are proud of their efforts. They celebrate their achievements with staff and with each other, throughout the day and in assemblies.

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