Wishmore Cross Academy

Primary & Secondary
Special school

Alpha Road
Chobham
Woking
GU24 8NE
01276857555
Pupils
66
Ages
9 - 16
Gender
Boys
Type
Academy - Converter special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(27/9/18)
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4.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
70.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.7%
Persistent Absence
1%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.2%
Pupils first language
not English
81.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 23%
Free school meals
1%
NATIONAL AVG. 12%
Pupils with SEN support

School Description

Wishmore Cross Academy caters for up to 70 boys aged from nine to 16, who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The school is part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). A board of trustees is responsible for governance. A local governing board is in place, comprising a chair of governors, appointed but not employed by AET, peer principals from other AET academies and the specialist director of special educational needs and/or disabilities for Inspection report: Wishmore Cross Academy, 26–27 September 2018 Page 10 of 13 the whole trust. The school offers up to 14 residential places to pupils on a flexible programme. The current principal took up his post in September 2018. Pupils are placed in the school by a number of different local authorities. All pupils have education, health and care plans. The school uses the following alternative providers: Pitstop Vocational Centre, Skillways Vocational Centre, Gasp Motor Vehicle Project, Guildford Bike Project and Change of Scene.

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