Greenhill Special School
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Special school
11 - 16
Boys only

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Heol Brynglas
CF14 6UJ
02920 693786

School Description

Name of provider Greenhill Special School Local authority Cardiff Council Language of the provider English Type of school Special Religious character Number of pupils on roll 64 Pupils of statutory school age 58 Number in nursery classes 0 Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals over a three-year average (The national percentage of pupils 75.8% eligible for free school meals over a three-year average in Maintained Special is 46.2%) Percentage of pupils identified as having additional learning needs (a) (The national percentage of pupils identified 100.0% as having an additional learning need in Maintained Special is 99.8%) Percentage of pupils who speak Welsh 0 at home Percentage of pupils with English as an 0 additional language Date of headteacher appointment 01/01/2020 Date of previous Estyn inspection (if 01/03/2013 applicable) Start date of inspection 24/04/2023 Greenhill is a special school, maintained by Cardiff City Council, that provides day education for 64 pupils aged 11 to 18 years. All pupils have statements of special educational needs in relation to their social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Many pupils have specific learning difficulties that may include dyslexia, dyspraxia ASD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A few pupils also have medical needs. Almost all pupils live in Cardiff, and a very few come from neighbouring authorities. Currently all the pupils on roll are boys. About one fifth of pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds. A few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The headteacher took up post in January 2020. The leadership team includes the headteacher, deputy headteacher and an assistant headteacher. Data reported is sourced from the latest available Pupil Level Annual School Census. These figures may be slightly different to those observed during the inspection. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website: 1 A report on Greenhill Special School April 2023 a. The term ‘additional learning needs’ is being used to describe those pupils on the SEN/ALN register of the school.

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