Shepherds Down Special School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
Special school

Shepherds Lane
Compton
Winchester
SO21 2AJ
01962713445
Pupils
141
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Community special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(22/3/17)
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95%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
17.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.7%
Persistent Absence
5%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
19.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 23%
Free school meals

School Description

Since it was last inspected, the school has a new headteacher who has been in post for seven months. The chair of the governing body is also new to the role. The school caters for pupils with complex learning difficulties, pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties, and for pupils with autistic spectrum disorder. A small number of pupils have degenerative or life-limiting medical conditions, or are terminally ill. All pupils have an education, health and care plan. Boys outnumber girls by 3:1. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is in line with the national average. The large majority of pupils are of White British heritage.

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