Willow Dene School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
272
AGES
2 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy special converter

How Does The School Perform?

Outstanding
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(02/11/2022)
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97%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
38.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
28.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0%
Pupils first language
not English
52.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
1.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.5%
Pupils with SEN support
Swingate Lane
Plumstead
SE18 2JD
02088549841

School Description

Pupils thrive and excel at this exceptional school. Leaders and staff have very high expectations for all pupils. They work hard to make sure that learning is fun and that lessons capture the interests of the pupils. Behaviour at the school is exemplary. It is a calm and orderly environment for everyone. Sometimes, pupils need extra help to manage their feelings. Staff help them to become calm again so that they can get back on with their lessons as soon as possible. Pupils who attend the school need extra help. This is because of their special educational needs and/or disabilities. Staff are very well trained. They understand the complex needs of pupils and how to help them. Pupils like coming to school. They are happy to see their friends and teachers each day. Leaders deal with any friendship issues or unkindness quickly. Bullying is never tolerated. Resources at the school are excellent. The learning environments are well designed and maintained. This includes the attractive and inspiring outside areas. The safety, personal development and well-being of pupils are a priority. Parents and carers feel welcome at the school.

Willow Dene School Parent Reviews



100% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 82% Agree 15% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>82, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 85% Agree 8% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>85, "agree"=>8, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 51% Agree 33% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 13% {"strongly_agree"=>51, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>13} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 79% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 3% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 10% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>79, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>3, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 56% Agree 38% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>56, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 38% Strongly Agree 41% Agree 15% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>38, "strongly_agree"=>41, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 79% Agree 15% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>79, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 54% Agree 33% Disagree 8% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>8, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 74% Agree 26% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 77% Agree 23% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>77, "agree"=>23, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 28% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 38% Agree 28% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 26% {"strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>26} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Strongly Agree 62% Agree 28% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>62, "agree"=>28, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022
Yes 100% No 0% {"yes"=>100, "no"=>0} Figures based on 39 responses up to 02-11-2022

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