Rutherford School
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
3 - 25
Other independent special school

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Pupils with SEN support
1a Melville Avenue
South Croydon

School Description

Rutherford School is an independent special day school in the London Borough of Croydon. The proprietorial body is the Garwood Foundation, which consists of a board of trustees. The trustees delegate governance to a governing body. The school provides education for up to 28 pupils aged 3 to 19. Pupils have education, health and care plans for their profound and multiple learning difficulties. There are no children on roll in early years and very few pupils of primary age. Inspection report: Rutherford School, 3–5 July 2018 Page 6 of 9 The school does not provide separate sixth-form provision. There are a few students of sixth-form age. Following this inspection, leaders intend to apply for a material change to the school’s registration agreement with the Department for Education to increase the age range from 3–19 to 3–25. The school does not make use of alternative provision. The school’s previous inspection was a full standard inspection undertaken by Ofsted in July 2015.

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