Cambridge School

Type Special School
Age Range 11-16
Religion Does not apply
Address 61
Bryony Rd
White City
W12 0SP
Phone 02087350980
Reference Number 100382



Cambridge School in Hammersmith and Fulham is a specialized secondary institution situated at 61 Bryony Road, W12 0SP. Established for students from ages 11 to 16, the school caters to students with moderate learning difficulties (MLD), including cognitive developmental delay, speech and language communication (SLCN) challenges, social, emotional, and mental health considerations (SEMH), and substantial literacy and numeracy challenges.

The school is a state-funded facility that serves London boroughs such as Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminster, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and numerous others. Admission is based on children holding an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), and parents seeking a place for their child must undergo the approvals process through the Children’s Services, SEND department, and the H&F Special Needs Placement Panel (SNAP).

The school population is diverse, spanning a range of socio-cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Cambridge School operates as a special school for boys and girls and offers a unique educational experience, as well as specific provisions for students with visual impairment and specific learning difficulties.

As a special school, Cambridge School is consistently evaluated through comprehensive inspections, such as the Ofsted inspection, with its most recent report confirming a good rating for overall effectiveness. Additionally, Cambridge School is not a boarding school, and religious provision does not apply. The school has a pupil count of 128.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 138
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 84.06%
Girls: 15.94%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 27
8 31
9 29
10 21
11 30

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-06-06
Date Description Report
2019-05-01 Short inspection Short inspection
2015-05-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-07-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-05-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-07-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-03-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-12-02 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)