Pendle Community High School & College
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
137
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(24/10/17)
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87%
NATIONAL AVG. 87%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 16.3:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
20.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.7%
Persistent Absence
32.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.9%
Pupils first language
not English
37%
NATIONAL AVG. 16.4%
Free school meals
0.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 10.8%
Pupils with SEN support
Oxford Road
Nelson
BB9 8LF
01282682260

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The headteacher took up her position on a part-time basis in April 2016, working alongside the previous headteacher to aid transition. She became headteacher full time in September 2016. The school provides for pupils and students with an education, health and care plan or a statement of special educational needs. Pupils and students have profound and multiple learning difficulties, physical disabilities, severe learning difficulties and Inspection report: Pendle Community High School & College, 24–25 October 2017 Page 10 of 13 moderate learning difficulties. A number of pupils have speech and communication needs, some of which are related to autism. Some have serious medical conditions and complex multiple needs. The proportion of students supported by the pupil premium is higher than the national average. Just over one third of students are from minority ethnic groups. Most of these do not have English as a first language. The school is co-located with Pendle Vale College and uses some of its facilities, such as the school canteen for pupils in key stage 4 and students in the 16 to 19 provision. The school does not use alternative provision.

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