High Well School

Secondary
Special school

Rook Hill Road
Pontefract
WF8 2DD
01924572100
Pupils
68
Ages
11 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(4/5/17)
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11.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 16.3:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
62.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.9%
Persistent Absence
1%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.9%
Pupils first language
not English
88.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.7%
Free school meals

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. Since the last inspection the school has relocated to Pontefract in West Yorkshire. Currently the school is led by an acting headteacher who has been in post for two years. She is currently supported by an executive headteacher whose substantive post is head of a local pupil referral unit. Pupils who attend the school all have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan for social, emotional and mental health needs. More than one third have other related conditions which impact on their ability to learn. The school educates a small group of vulnerable pupils on a second site named the Old Quarry Adventure playground which is approximately three miles from the main school. Staff from the school deliver education to eight pupils at this site. The school uses four alternative providers: The Wilderness Experience, Chevin housing Inspection report: High Well School, 3–4 May 2017 Page 8 of 11 construction skills at Featherstone College, Riding for the Disabled Pontefract, and Reverse the Cycle, Pontefract.

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