Bankside School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Post 16
Special school
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11 - 18
Other independent special school

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The Rhydd
Hanley Castle

School Description

Pupils happily attend this caring and nurturing school. Staff greet every pupil with a smile and a listening ear. They take the time to help pupils get ready for their learning each morning by individually checking in with each pupil. This sets the tone for the school day and helps pupils feel positive about the challenges ahead. Often, pupils join the school after a difficult educational journey. Many are anxious about attending school. Staff combat this by creating a warm and inclusive culture. All pupils learn about the five core ‘rights and responsibilities’ that underpin school life. Everyone shares, understands and upholds these. This makes school a calm place where pupils behave well. If pupils struggle, staff help them by taking intelligent and appropriate action to redirect and re-engage. This helps pupils to learn about, understand and manage their emotions and behaviour. The school expects pupils to work hard and to do their best. As pupils transition into the school and reconnect with their learning, so their own expectations of what they can achieve increase. Staff work alongside pupils to build their confidence, celebrate success and develop their wider talents and interests.

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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.