Peterhouse School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
72
AGES
5 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Non-maintained special school

How Does The School Perform?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(10/05/2023)
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85%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

38.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
1.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0%
Pupils first language
not English
41.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
2.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.5%
Pupils with SEN support
Preston New Road
Churchtown
Southport
PR9 8PA
01704506682

School Description

This is a special school for students with extreme degrees of autism and Asperger’s syndrome. This means that many can display extremely challenging behaviour, severe communication difficulties and, frequently, complex other difficulties and disabilities. The school is administered by the registered charity, Autism Initiatives. The Education Authority of the administering charity is the appropriate authority for this school. (The Education Authority is perfectly happy to be referred to as the governing body for the purpose of reporting.) The school operates on two sites. Many of the sixth-form students, known as further education in school documentation, attend a separate building known to them as ‘college’ some two miles away from the main school. Some students board either part or full time, in two houses both about three miles distant. These are inspected separately from the school. Their reports are available on the Ofsted website. Students are currently placed by 15 local authorities from across the northwest of England. All students have a statement of special educational needs. There are currently 45 boys and six girls. The majority of students are White British. There are 15 students who are looked after children. About a quarter of students are known to be eligible for free school meals. In all, about a third are known to be eligible for the pupil premium, which provides extra funding for looked after children and students known to be eligible for free school meals. This is above the national average for all schools. A new headteacher was appointed in 2011. Other changes since the last inspection include the senior leadership team being expanded to include two deputy headteachers and the appointment of four new teachers.

Peterhouse School Parent Reviews



88% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 12% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 12% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>12, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 15% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 15% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 27% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 15% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>15} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 54% Strongly Agree 15% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 15% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>54, "strongly_agree"=>15, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>15} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 23% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 15% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>15, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 15% Strongly Agree 62% Agree 12% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 12% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>15, "strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>12, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 77% Agree 8% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 12% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>77, "agree"=>8, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>12, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 35% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 8% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>8} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 23% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 42% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>42, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 54% Agree 31% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 23% Agree 23% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 23% Don't Know 19% {"strongly_agree"=>23, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>23, "dont_know"=>19} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Strongly Agree 65% Agree 15% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>65, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023
Yes 88% No 12% {"yes"=>88, "no"=>12} Figures based on 26 responses up to 02-07-2023

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