Saxon Hill Academy

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Kings Hill Road
Lichfield
WS14 9DE
01543 414892
Pupils
102
Ages
2 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy - Converter special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(17/10/18)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

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72.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.7%
Persistent Absence
3%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
35.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 23%
Free school meals
1%
NATIONAL AVG. 12%
Pupils with SEN support

School Description

The school provides education for pupils with a wide range of physical disabilities, medical and increasingly complex learning needs, including profound and multiple learning difficulties. Pupils are drawn mostly from South Staffordshire and all pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The proportion of students for whom the school receives pupil premium funding (additional funding allocated by the government for certain groups of pupils, in this case, those who are known to be eligible for free school meals and who are looked after by the local authority) is above average. No pupils are eligible for the Year 7 catch-up premium. The school provides respite, residential experiences and extended days. The 'sleepover club' is for pupils aged 4 to 19 years, and they spend varying amounts of time in the residential provision, according to need. The school provides help and support for pupils with physical disabilities, through the physical disability support service (PDSS), who attend local schools in the county. This service supports up to 100 pupils in mainstream schools. Some pupils attend off-site activities at a local garden centre and enterprise business park. The headteacher took up his post in the spring term of 2011.

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