Downs View Special School

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Warren Road
Woodingdean
Brighton
BN2 6BB
01273601680
Pupils
218
Ages
3 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(11/2/20)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

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6.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
26.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.7%
Persistent Absence
15%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
59.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 23%
Free school meals

School Description

Downs View is an all-through specialist school for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities. The school provides for pupils who have moderate learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Many pupils have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Some pupils have social and emotional mental health needs. All pupils have an education, health and care plan. In September 2018, the Cedar Centre merged with the school and was renamed Hollingdean. The school is based on three sites. The main schools are at Woodingdean and Hollingdean. The sixth form students attend the Link College.

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