Avocet House
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
8
AGES
8 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Other independent special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted report
(21/9/21)
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The Old Vicarage
School Lane
Heckingham
NR14 6QP
01508549320

School Description

Pupils are provided with a secure, safe and supportive environment in Avocet House. Pupils have often experienced difficult times. Most of them have spent extended periods out of education. Pupils enjoy highly positive relationships with their teachers, who know their individual needs well. This ensures that pupils re-engage with their learning and rebuilds their sense of worth and belonging. Pupils behave very well. Leaders have very high expectations, coupled with an excellent nurturing approach. If pupils become distressed or upset, staff skilfully deal with pupils’ concerns in a sensitive and calm manner. Pupils settle quickly and flourish in their learning. Pupils are polite and well mannered. They are respectful when speaking about their experiences of school. They feel safe because adults are always available and ready to listen to any worries or concerns that they may have. Pupils enjoy a variety of rich experiences personalised to their own interests. Activities include cycling, horse riding and learning different skills of construction. These additional activities make a significant contribution to pupils, building their self-esteem and confidence.

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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.