Thames Valley School

Primary & Secondary
Special school
2 Conwy Close
Tilehurst
Reading
RG30 4BZ
01189424750
Pupils
52
Ages
4 - 16
Gender
Mixed
Type
Free school - Special
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(5/11/19)
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93%
NATIONAL AVG. 92%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

3.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
18.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.7%
Persistent Absence
1%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
48.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 23%
Free school meals

School Description

Since the previous inspection, there have been four different principals. The current executive principal and interim headteacher joined in February 2019. Several teaching staff left in July 2019. Some staff are in temporary positions. Thames Valley School is a special school for pupils with ASD. Pupils are often high functioning. The school opened as a free school in September 2013, on behalf of the National Autistic Society. Thames Valley School is part of the National Autistic Society Academies Trust (NASAT). The Trust is responsible for three free schools. The school uses one alternative provider to provide horse riding. All pupils attending the Thames Valley School have an education, health and care plan.

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