Wigston Birkett House Community Special School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
230
AGES
4 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(7/6/22)
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86%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

8.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
22.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
10%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
31.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Station Road
Wigston
Leics
LE18 2DT
01162885802

School Description

Pupils are happy in the school. The singing assembly at the end of each afternoon brings the school together. Pupils leave the school at the end of the day happy and smiling. The adults in the school talk to the pupils in a kind and gentle way. Pupils behave well. They want to learn and play. Pupils like learning with the adults in the room. Sometimes some pupils shout and are noisy. When this happens, the teachers help pupils to calm down. Pupils feel safe in the school. They say that there is rarely any bullying. They are kind to each other. Teachers want pupils to do well. They make sure that activities help pupils to develop as much as possible. They help pupils to achieve qualifications when they can. Staff want pupils to be able to live well in the world. The older pupils enjoy the opportunities to take part in real-life situations, such as running the school radio and working in Fox Lodge, the school café. Staff help pupils to move into appropriate placements when they leave the school, such as enrolling in college courses. Pupils are confident to take their next steps. Pupils do not learn as well as they could across the curriculum because not all subjects are well planned.

Wigston Birkett House Community Special School Parent Reviews



84% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 63% Agree 26% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 74% Agree 16% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 32% Agree 58% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>32, "agree"=>58, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 74% Strongly Agree 5% Agree 11% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 5% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>74, "strongly_agree"=>5, "agree"=>11, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 37% Agree 21% Disagree 21% Strongly Disagree 16% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>37, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>21, "strongly_disagree"=>16, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 0% Strongly Agree 42% Agree 37% Disagree 16% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>0, "strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 32% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 11% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 26% Agree 47% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 16% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>26, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>16, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 53% Agree 16% Disagree 16% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>53, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>16, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 47% Agree 37% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 11% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 47% Agree 37% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>47, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 21% Agree 37% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 21% Don't Know 16% {"strongly_agree"=>21, "agree"=>37, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>21, "dont_know"=>16} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Strongly Agree 42% Agree 47% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 11% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>42, "agree"=>47, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>11, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022
Yes 84% No 16% {"yes"=>84, "no"=>16} Figures based on 19 responses up to 07-06-2022

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