Oakley School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
226
AGES
2 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(26/3/19)
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97%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
19.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
8.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
29.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
6.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 12.6%
Pupils with SEN support
Pembury Road
Tunbridge Wells
TN2 4NE
01892823096

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The school has undergone significant change and you and your leadership team have worked tirelessly to support staff through the challenges created by establishing a new school site and leadership structure. As a result, staff are positive about the changes and are clear about leaders’ expectations. Our classroom visits showed the school to be a place where pupils enjoy learning and make good progress. Relationships between staff and pupils are strong. The school ethos of ‘work hard, be kind, have fun and stay safe’ is embraced by the school community. One parent summed up the views of many, saying: ‘The staff here are always so cheery, helpful and positive, with a can-do attitude. As a parent it is a comfort knowing that my child is in a great school, is happy and progressing.’ Pupils enjoy coming to school and are enthusiastic. They behave exceptionally well and are considerate of each other. They show respect for the adults supporting them and are welcoming to visitors. Staff are proud to work at this school. They are confident to approach leaders with their ideas and concerns, and recognise the value that leaders place on their wellbeing. They appreciate the opportunities they are provided with to develop professionally.

Oakley School Parent Reviews



89% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 29% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 46% Agree 50% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>46, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 25% Agree 50% Disagree 14% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>25, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 43% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 36% Agree 54% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>54, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 11% Agree 25% Disagree 36% Strongly Disagree 11% Don't Know 18% {"strongly_agree"=>11, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>36, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>18} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 29% Agree 50% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 29% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 61% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>61} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 43% Agree 39% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 36% Agree 39% Disagree 21% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Strongly Agree 29% Agree 50% Disagree 18% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>29, "agree"=>50, "disagree"=>18, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019
Yes 89% No 11% {"yes"=>89, "no"=>11} Figures based on 28 responses up to 29-06-2019

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