High Close School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
79
AGES
7 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Non-maintained special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(27/2/18)
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88%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

43.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
1.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
20.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals
Wiltshire Road
Wokingham
RG40 1TS
01189785767

School Description

High Close is a non-maintained special school with residential provision and is owned by Barnardo’s. The school caters for pupils aged from seven to 18 years but does not have a sixth form. All the pupils have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. The vast majority of pupils have social, emotional and mental health needs, and over half also have at least three other identified needs, including speech, language and communication needs, autistic spectrum conditions, obsessive compulsive conditions and/or other medical needs. Pupils have been placed by over 20 different local authorities and many have experienced considerable changes in their education and home lives. The proportions of pupils looked after by local authorities and those supported by the pupil premium are much higher than average. The school does receive some pupil Inspection report: High Close School, 27–28 February 2018 Page 8 of 11 premium funding, but not for all the pupils who are categorised as disadvantaged.

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