Priory School

Secondary
Post 16
Special school
Hermitage Road
Upper Norwood
London
SE19 3QN
020 86538222
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Pupils
108
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Ages
11 - 19
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community Special School
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(14/11/13)
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Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 5.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 13.5:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
27.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.1%
Persistent Absence
School language
38%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
46.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

Priory School is a special school that caters for students aged 11 to 19 with severe learning difficulties. Many of the students have associated complex difficulties. 43% of the students have needs that are on the autistic spectrum. All of the students have a statement of special educational needs. The students come from a range of ethnic backgrounds reflecting the composition of the borough. White British students make up approximately a quarter of the school roll and are the largest ethnic group. Most of the other students come from Black Caribbean, African or Asian heritages. Around 45% of the students are known to be eligible for additional funding through the pupil premium grant. The pupil premium is an additional sum of money provided by the government to support students known to be eligible for free school meals, children looked after by the local authority and those from service families; there were none from service families at the time of the inspection. The school is currently housed on two sites. The sixth form has been relocated to a site within walking distance of the provision for Key Stages 3 and 4.

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