Purple Oaks Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
94
AGES
3 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Free schools special

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(1/3/22)
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6.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
Small Data Set
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
16%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
28.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Whiston Road
Kingsthorpe
Northampton
NN2 7RR
01604434471

School Description

Pupils develop their communication skills, independence and emotional regulation well through the curriculum. Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils. Staff ensure all pupils can access the curriculum. Pupils typically learn in small group arrangements. Some enjoy one-to-one teaching. Learning is matched to pupils’ individual needs. Pupils work towards achieving suitable targets based on their education, health and care plans (EHC plan). Staff work well with parents and carers and external agencies to nurture and support pupils. Most pupils enjoy school. Consistent routines help pupils to feel safe. Relationships between staff and pupils are good. Staff know pupils well. Pupils know adults they can go to if they are worried. From the early years, children are provided with suitable communication tools. They learn to use them independently. They can explain their needs to adults. Pupils’ behaviour is generally good. Bullying is rare. Adults help pupils to understand and manage their behaviour. They explain why some behaviour is unacceptable. Most pupils think that staff sort out incidents of poor behaviour or bullying fairly. Pupils appreciate that adults take time to discuss with them the triggers and resolutions for any poor behaviour. Pupils enjoy trips and experiences as a reward for their improved behaviour, achievements and attendance.

Purple Oaks Academy Parent Reviews



89% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 72% Agree 19% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 28% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 8% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>8, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 28% Disagree 14% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 78% Strongly Agree 3% Agree 3% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>78, "strongly_agree"=>3, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 31% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 17% Strongly Agree 56% Agree 14% Disagree 8% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>17, "strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 31% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 28% Agree 53% Disagree 8% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 8% {"strongly_agree"=>28, "agree"=>53, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>8} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 22% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 19% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 36% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 19% Agree 44% Disagree 19% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 17% {"strongly_agree"=>19, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>19, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>17} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 39% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022
Yes 89% No 11% {"yes"=>89, "no"=>11} Figures based on 36 responses up to 02-03-2022

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