Billing Brook Special School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

This school has 1 parent review


Penistone Road
Lumbertubs
Northampton
NN3 8EZ
01604773910
Pupils
241
Ages
4 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy special converter
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(15/10/19)
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93%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

5.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
13.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
15.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
34.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals
0.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support

School Description

Pupils enjoy attending Billing Brook Special School. Pupils thrive in their personal development. Staff are expert in communicating with pupils. They help pupils to develop their confidence. Staff help pupils to play together at social times. Staff make sure that pupils are taught to follow the school motto, ‘Be respectful, try your best and be safe.’ Pupils behave well. Leaders have high expectations of what pupils are able to achieve. Staff make sure that pupils gain valuable knowledge and experience of the wider world. Pupils take part in an excellent range of activities. They learn through real-life experiences, such as visits to the local supermarket or working in the school’s cafe. Pupils are able to link their trips and visits to their learning in the classroom. This leads to valuable work-related learning and opportunities for future employment. Bullying is very rare. When it does happen, staff deal with it effectively. Well-trained staff help pupils to cope with any anxieties they may have. All pupils across the school are treated equally. Their needs are met and they achieve exceptionally well.

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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.


Billing Brook Special School Reviews

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“Recommended special needs school”
AUTHOR:
Billing brook is a fantastic school. My child is safe and happy with the school.
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