Springwell Special Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
111
AGES
5 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(8/3/22)
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93%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

15.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
29.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
2.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
62.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
St Helen's Boulevard
Carlton Road
Barnsley
S71 2AY
01226291133

School Description

Relationships between staff and pupils are positive. This puts pupils at ease and helps to create a calm and supportive environment for learning. Staff know pupils well and are sensitive to their individual needs, for example, recognising when a pupil isn’t comfortable sharing their work with others until it is finished. The pastoral team, along with staff based in each classroom, provide a team of support around each individual. Pupils’ social, emotional and mental health needs mean they sometimes find it difficult to manage their emotions. This stalls the learning for individuals at times. However, staff make use of de-escalation techniques to minimise any disruption to other pupils. Staff support pupils to make amends as needed and quickly get back to work. Leaders have made sure pupils study a broad curriculum, which is responsive to any issues pupils are facing. This helps pupils to feel safe and be well equipped to meet challenges and manage risks they may encounter. For example, if pupils are concerned about bullying, they are confident to speak to a trusted member of staff. They know staff will listen to them and support them.

Springwell Special Academy Parent Reviews



50% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 20% Agree 30% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 40% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>40, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
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My Child Has Not Been Bullied 30% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 10% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 50% Don't Know 0% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>30, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>50, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
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I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 0% Strongly Agree 20% Agree 30% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 40% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>0, "strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>40, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
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Strongly Agree 30% Agree 20% Disagree 20% Strongly Disagree 20% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>30, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>20, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
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Strongly Agree 20% Agree 20% Disagree 30% Strongly Disagree 10% Don't Know 20% {"strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>10, "dont_know"=>20} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
Strongly Agree 20% Agree 10% Disagree 20% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 20% {"strongly_agree"=>20, "agree"=>10, "disagree"=>20, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>20} Figures based on 10 responses up to 12-05-2022
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