Nancealverne School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Madron Road
TR20 8TP
2 - 19
Academy special converter
4 1 1 2 3 4
Ofsted Report
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Persistent Absence
Pupils first language
not English
Free school meals

School Description

The school caters for pupils who are supported by a statement of special educational needs for their severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. About 20 per cent of pupils have a diagnosis of autism and a few others have additional sensory or physical difficulties. Almost all pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is above average. This is additional funding for pupils known to be eligible for free school meals and those children who are looked after. Additional primary school sports funding is provided for primary-aged pupils. Year 7 catch-up funding is provided for the few pupils in that year group. Off-site training for sixth-form students is provided by Truro College and Penwith College. The Nursery and Reception-aged children share a classroom. The school has grown in numbers since the previous inspection. The school is part of the Penwith Educational Trust with 15 local schools. The school has inclusion links with local primary and secondary schools including Alverton Primary School, Pensans Primary School, Mounts Bay Academy, Gulval Child Development Centre, St Maddons School and St Ives Primary School. These schools provide joint opportunities for all pupils. The school does not enter pupils early for examinations. The headteacher was newly appointed to the school in January 2014.

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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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