Woodley School and College
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
138
AGES
5 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community special school

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(21/03/2023)
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90%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

4.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
27%
NATIONAL AVG. 17.7%
Persistent Absence
33.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0%
Pupils first language
not English
43.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 25.9%
Free school meals
Dog Kennel Bank
Huddersfield
HD5 8JE
01484223937

School Description

Leaders have high aspirations for pupils. They want pupils to communicate well, to be independent and to achieve. Leaders have redeveloped the curriculum. This is to ensure that it meets pupils’ special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Leaders adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of pupils. This includes students in the sixth form. All pupils follow a learning pathway that takes account of their individual SEND. They learn life skills to prepare for adult life. Leaders place great emphasis on developing pupils’ reading skills. They have prioritised phonics for pupils who need support to improve their reading. Most pupils engage well with reading. The school is well resourced with specialist staff and equipment. All pupils can access a range of therapeutic and sensory resources. There is a well-used sensory gym with trampoline therapy and ball pool. Leaders have designed each area of the school site for specific purposes. Pupils use these dedicated areas of the school purposefully. Each area is matched to support pupils’ academic needs and specific SEND. Most pupils feel happy at school. Relationships between staff and pupils are secure. They are built on respect. Leaders are further developing behaviour management systems. Staff proactively manage pupils’ behaviour. They model the behaviour they expect of pupils. They teach pupils good manners. Pupils engage with lessons positively. Pupils say that bullying does not happen. They know that staff would support them if they needed help.

Woodley School and College Parent Reviews



86% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 76% Agree 14% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 57% Agree 29% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 5% {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>5} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 48% Agree 38% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>48, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 62% Strongly Agree 0% Agree 14% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 14% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>62, "strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>14} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 52% Agree 43% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 14% Strongly Agree 43% Agree 19% Disagree 24% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>14, "strongly_agree"=>43, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>24, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 81% Agree 19% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>81, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 38% Agree 52% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>38, "agree"=>52, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 81% Agree 19% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>81, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 67% Agree 29% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 5% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>29, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 57% Agree 33% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 10% {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>10} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 24% Agree 43% Disagree 10% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 24% {"strongly_agree"=>24, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>24} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Strongly Agree 48% Agree 38% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 14% {"strongly_agree"=>48, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>14} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023
Yes 86% No 14% {"yes"=>86, "no"=>14} Figures based on 21 responses up to 27-03-2023

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