Bennerley Fields School

Primary & Secondary
Special school

Stratford Street
2 - 16
Academy - Converter special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
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School Description

Bennerley Fields caters for children and young people with special educational needs aged between two and 16 years. All pupils in the main school have a statement of special educational needs. The Nursery offers part-time places for up to 12 children, some of whose needs are still being formally assessed. Children in their Reception year attend full time. Almost half of the pupils have autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Some have severe or moderate learning difficulties, physical difficulties, speech, language and communication needs or behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. A high proportion of pupils, over half, are disadvantaged and supported by the pupil premium. This is additional funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals or in local authority care. All pupils are from White British backgrounds. Bennerley Fields is part of a strong partnership with nine other special schools across Derbyshire. This means that staff from all of the schools have the opportunity to share good practice, moderate pupils’ work and benefit from joint training opportunities. The school works in close partnership with two local alternative providers, Access Training and Crisp Vocational, in order to provide vocational courses for pupils in Year 10 and 11. School staff always accompany the pupils when they attend these courses. The school has a specialism in speech, language and communication. Two speech and language therapists are, between them, based at the school full time. The schools vision statement is: ‘Bennerley Fields is a welcoming community. Learning and communication is promoted through hard work, respect, friendship and belonging. Together we inspire and motivate each other to aim high for the future.’ What does the school need to do to improve further? Further develop the school’s approach to assessment without national curriculum levels in order to continue to finely track pupil progress and skill development across the core curriculum and other subjects.

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This school is an academy and does not conform to the general school admission criteria set down by the Local Education Authority.

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