Peacehaven Community School

Secondary

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Greenwich Way
Peacehaven
BN10 8RB
01273581100

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Pupils
841
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Ages
11 - 16
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Foundation school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(17/10/18)
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NATIONAL AVG. 60%
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Peacehaven Community School is an average-sized, mixed sex school. Since November 2015, at the request of the local authority, the Swale Academies Trust has assumed responsibility for improving the school. The trust has provided leadership and training at all levels. The local authority, the trust and the school are working together so that the school can become an academy and part of the trust. The local authority delegates responsibility for governance to an interim executive board. This will remain in place until the school converts and opens as an academy within the Swale Academies Trust. This is planned to take place in April 2019. The head of school was appointed to post at the start of this academic year. She is supported by an executive headteacher, who is the director of secondary schools for the trust. The proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities or an education, health and care plan is well above the national average. The school has a special facility for pupils Inspection report: Peacehaven Community School, 16–17 October 2018 Page 8 of 11 who have speech and language and communication difficulties. This is attended by 22 pupils. The majority of pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups and the proportion of those who speak English as an additional language is below national averages. The proportion of pupils who are eligible for pupil premium funding is in line with the national average. A small number of pupils attend alternative provision at College Central and Plumpton College.

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