Jack Tizard School

Type Special School
Age Range 2-19
Religion Does not apply
Address South Africa Road
W12 7PA
Phone 02087353590
Reference Number 100381



Jack Tizard School, based in London (W12 7PA), is a specialized educational institution catering to children and young adults aged 2 to 19 with complex learning, communication, and physical needs. The school aims to provide a caring, stimulating, and inclusive environment, helping each learner reach their full potential through personalized teaching and support tailored to their unique needs.

Key facts about Jack Tizard School:

  • Opened in 1978
  • A specialist foundation and community school for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties, physical difficulties, and sensory impairments
  • Offers an engaging and personalized National Curriculum adapted to the specific learning needs of its students
  • Highly trained staff, including Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists, provide appropriate interventions and support
  • Aims to develop the confidence, independence, and functional skills necessary for adult life
  • Employs the British Sign Language (BSL) and BSL-English Interpreting service
  • Makes use of assistive and adaptive technology, sensory rich resources, and sensory gardens to enhance learning and well-being
  • Has strong connections with parents, carers, and the wider community, fostering better outcomes for students.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 70
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 57.14%
Girls: 42.86%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 6
2 1
3 6
4 4
5 3
6 3
7 11
8 5
9 4
10 7
11 5
12 4
13 4

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2018-06-29
Date Description Report
2018-06-12 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-12-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-10-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-06-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-06-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-05-15 Full inspection Full inspection


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)