Saxon Mount School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
158
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(17/10/2023)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 87%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 16.3:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
32%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.7%
Persistent Absence
2.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.1%
Pupils first language
not English
56.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.1%
Free school meals
Edinburgh Road
St Leonards-on-Sea
TN38 8HH
01424426303

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish. In 2012, the school federated with Torfield Primary Special School. In 2014, both schools became part of the Torfield and Saxon Mount Academy Trust. The headteacher of Saxon Mount became the executive headteacher of both schools. He is also the chief executive officer of the multi-academy trust. The school is registered for 125 pupils aged between 11 and 16. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. The majority of pupils have needs associated with autistic spectrum disorder. Many have additional difficulties relating to communication, social and mental health. A few have Inspection report: Saxon Mount School, 1–2 November 2017 Page 8 of 11 visual and physical needs. The school does not make use of any alternative provision. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is higher than in other schools nationally. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below the national average. Almost three quarters of the pupils are male. A large number of pupils enter and leave the school at times other than the beginning of the school year. The head of school was appointed to the school in September 2017. The school is accountable to a governing body composed of trustees, and an academy advisory board that supports their work. The school has established a partnership with the University of Brighton to provide for specialist postgraduate teacher training.

Saxon Mount School Parent Reviews



96% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 72% Agree 28% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 32% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 60% Agree 36% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 56% Strongly Agree 16% Agree 12% Disagree 8% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 8% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>56, "strongly_agree"=>16, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>8} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 24% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 40% Strongly Agree 40% Agree 12% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>40, "strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 80% Agree 12% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 28% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 24% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 36% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 36% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 76% Agree 24% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Strongly Agree 68% Agree 24% Disagree 4% Strongly Disagree 4% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023
Yes 96% No 4% {"yes"=>96, "no"=>4} Figures based on 25 responses up to 17-10-2023

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This school is an academy and does not conform to the general school admission criteria set down by the Local Education Authority.