The Young People's Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
58
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special sponsor led

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(7/12/21)
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3.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 16.6:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
79.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.7%
Persistent Absence
3.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.2%
Pupils first language
not English
74.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Falling Lane
Yiewsley
West Drayton
UB7 8AB
01895446747

School Description

Leaders are not making sure that this school is a safe, orderly and pleasant place for pupils to learn and develop. This stands in the way of pupils achieving the high expectations leaders say they have for helping them to get ready for leading purposeful, independent future lives. Pupils use a building that is poorly maintained. They witness offensive graffiti when moving around the school. Some pupils persist in damaging the premises; staff say that walls and windows are often broken again as quickly as they are mended. Leaders ensure that pupils have lessons about staying safe online. However, some pupils do not follow the behaviour expected of them. For example, some openly defy staff by playing an unsuitable computer game in front of them or keeping their mobile phones when they are not supposed to. Some pupils do not feel safe and say that they are frightened by the violent and aggressive behaviour they see in classrooms. Leaders’ records show that bullying and abusive behaviour among pupils is common. Sometimes, staff get hurt when supporting pupils who are finding it difficult to behave appropriately. However, despite this, the staff who spoke to inspectors feel positive about the school and their work. They want the best for pupils and are placing high hopes in the proposed move to the new school building.

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