Riverbank School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school
School Guide Rating
Not Rated

Vincent Road
Ely
Cardiff
CF5 5AQ
02920 563860
Pupils
69
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Special
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2015)
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School Description

Riverbank Special School is by Cardiff City Council. Currently, there are 70 pupils on roll aged between 4 and 11 years. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs and just over half are eligible for free school meals. The local authority moderation panel manages admissions to the school. Pupils at Riverbank Special School have a wide range of special educational needs. These include autistic spectrum disorders, physical, medical, profound and multiple learning difficulties. A majority have speech, language and communication difficulties. The school has a diverse population, with almost 40% of pupils coming from ethnic minority backgrounds. English is the predominant language of many homes. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language at home. The current headteacher has been in post since January 2001. The deputy headteacher has been in post since September 2015. The school was last inspected in 2010.

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