Southgate School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
170
AGES
4 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(31/01/2024)
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94%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

7.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
28.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
12.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0%
Pupils first language
not English
52.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
Southfield Road
Almondbury
Huddersfield
HD5 8TG
01484504544

School Description

Southgate School strives to give each pupil a personalised, aspirational and specialist curriculum each day. Leaders ensure that staff know pupils well. Staff work together to understand pupils’ individual needs. This includes understanding their academic needs and their special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Pupils feel safe in school. As a result, relationships between staff and pupils are highly secure. The school has redeveloped some areas of the curriculum. Leaders have relaunched reading and lessons to improve pupils’ phonics knowledge. The school is embedding this work to ensure that all pupils develop and strengthen their reading skills. All pupils are expected to read often over the school week. Staff support pupils who need help to strengthen their reading well. Pupils describe the books that they read with enthusiasm. They access a well-stocked library and read a range of books in lessons. Pupils behave well. There is a caring atmosphere, with a focus on respect for others. Pupils care for one and another. They support each other emotionally and academically. Adults are skilful in the support that they provide. They ensure that pupils learn how to manage themselves well, both in and around school. Pupils are welcoming. They are polite and willing to show visitors their work. They speak highly of their achievements and the progress that they make.

Southgate School Parent Reviews



88% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 25% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 75% Agree 19% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>75, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 25% Disagree 13% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>13, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 75% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 13% Don't Know 6% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>75, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>13, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 81% Agree 13% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>81, "agree"=>13, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 38% Strongly Agree 50% Agree 6% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>38, "strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 25% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 50% Agree 44% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 19% Disagree 13% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>13, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 31% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 75% Agree 13% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>75, "agree"=>13, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 44% Agree 38% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 13% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>44, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>13, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Strongly Agree 69% Agree 13% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>69, "agree"=>13, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024
Yes 88% No 13% {"yes"=>88, "no"=>13} Figures based on 16 responses up to 31-01-2024

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