Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school
PUPILS
161
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(12/6/19)
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95%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
42.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
69.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
38.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
23.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Oakleigh Road North
Whetstone
London
N20 0DH
02083685336

School Description

Oakleigh School is a special school catering for pupils aged from two to 11 years with severe and complex learning difficulties. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is above the national average. The pupil premium is additional government funding provided for students known to be eligible for free school meals and those in the care of the local authority. In common with other schools with primary-aged children, the school also receives the primary physical education and sport premium, designed to help primary schools improve the quality of the physical education and sport activities they offer their pupils. A large majority of pupils are from minority ethnic groups, covering a wide range of backgrounds. The majority are from homes where English is spoken as an additional language. The school’s early years centre provides services for children aged from birth to five years with a range of special educational needs. The provision includes a home teaching service for families whose children are not in early years settings or schools. The children who come into the early years centre go on to a wide range of educational provision when they are five. This inspection focused solely on those children aged 2–5 years in the nursery and reception classes. The Acorn Assessment Centre is based on two sites: Oakleigh School and Colindale Primary School, on the other side of Barnet. It caters for children aged from two to five years who have a wide range of special educational needs. These include children with specific medical conditions, physical disabilities, social and communication disorders, sensory impairments, autism spectrum conditions and/or other learning difficulties. The two Acorn classrooms at Colindale are subject to exactly the same leadership and management as those at Oakleigh. The school uses no alternative provision.

Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre Parent Reviews



89% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 42% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 32% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 42% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 68% Strongly Agree 5% Agree 0% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 11% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>68, "strongly_agree"=>5, "agree"=>0, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 63% Agree 26% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 21% Strongly Agree 26% Agree 32% Disagree 16% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>21, "strongly_agree"=>26, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 47% Agree 42% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 32% Agree 47% Disagree 16% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 47% Agree 42% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 32% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 26% Agree 53% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>26, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 37% Agree 53% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Strongly Agree 42% Agree 47% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020
Yes 89% No 11% {"yes"=>89, "no"=>11} Figures based on 19 responses up to 13-03-2020

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