Meadowcroft School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
91
AGES
5 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Other independent special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted report
(29/6/21)
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24 Bar Lane
Wakefield
WF1 4AD
01924366242

School Description

This is a good school. Pupils enjoy the wide range of subjects and courses they study. They also like the rewards they earn for meeting their targets. Teaching groups are small, and pupils receive a lot of individual support. Pupils say they feel safe and can easily talk to staff about any worries. Pupils who come to Meadowcroft may have struggled to cope in their previous setting or may not have been attending school. School leaders quickly work out what pupils know and can do. Each pupil has their own ‘passport’ that explains what will help them to learn and be happy at school. Staff use this information well. School leaders recognise how important it is that pupils become confident readers. Leaders make sure that staff have the training and resources to teach reading effectively. Pupils are proud of becoming better readers. Behaviour in lessons is good. Pupils say bullying is rare and if anyone is unkind staff sort it out quickly. Some pupils can be unsettled at times around the school. However, staff are quick to help these pupils get back to learning. Most parents are happy with the school. One parent said, ‘this school changes children’s lives: it is not just an education’.

Meadowcroft School Parent Reviews



60% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 60% Agree 0% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
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My Child Has Not Been Bullied 40% Strongly Agree 10% Agree 10% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 10% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>40, "strongly_agree"=>10, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
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I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 10% Strongly Agree 50% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 40% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>10, "strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>40, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 40% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>40, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
Strongly Agree 40% Agree 20% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
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Strongly Agree 60% Agree 10% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
Strongly Agree 60% Agree 0% Disagree 20% Strongly Disagree 20% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>20, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 0% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 40% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>40, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 10 responses up to 06-07-2021
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