Kelford School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Oakdale Road
Kimberworth
Rotherham
S61 2NU
01709512088
Pupils
115
Ages
2 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy special converter
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Report
(19/3/19)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

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30%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
18%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
29.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.8%
Free school meals

School Description

 All of the pupils have a statement of special educational needs.  The greatest proportion of pupils experience severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties which adversely affect their physical abilities, speech, language and communication. Some pupils also have additional health complications. In addition to their learning difficulties, about one-fifth of pupils have autistic spectrum conditions.  Early years provision is provided full and part time for children in Nursery Year and Reception.  The proportion of pupils of minority ethnic heritage is above average, as is the proportion new to speaking English as an additional language.  The proportion of disadvantaged pupils supported through the pupil premium is well-above average. The pupil premium is additional funding for those pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and those who are looked after by the local authority.  The school is in federation with Maltby Hilltop School; both special schools share the same executive headteacher and the same governing body.  The headteacher is a local leader of education.

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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.


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