Red Gates School

Type Special School
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Farnborough Avenue
South Croydon
Surrey
CR2 8HD
Phone 02086516540
Reference Number 101855

Description

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Red Gates School is a special community school in Croydon, London, located at Farnborough Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 8HD, serving boys and girls aged 3 to 11 with severe learning difficulties and autism. Established as a community special school, it is not selective based on academic or religious criteria. The school has open status with the proposed closure date set for December 31, 2025, as it is a converter academy.

Key features of Red Gates School include:

  • Age range: 3 to 11
  • School capacity: 164 pupils, with 161 currently enrolled
  • Gender split: 75.8% male, 24.2% female
  • Type of SEN provision: Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD)
  • Type of resourced provision: Not recorded
  • Number of pupils eligible for free school meals: 81%
  • Ofsted rating from 1 March 2023: Good

The school is governed by Croydon local authority and led by Headteacher Mrs Melissa Hendry. For admission details, no application criteria are published, as the school is for children with special needs.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 165
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 74.55%
Girls: 25.45%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 21
2 22
3 25
4 23
5 22
6 21

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-05-02
Date Description Report
2023-02-28 School inspection School inspection
2017-10-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-10-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-10-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-12-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-11-20 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 0% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading -4.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -4 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -4.9 Upgrade Upgrade

How many students meet the standards

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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