West Lea School

Type Special School
Age Range 4-19
Religion Does not apply
Address Haselbury Road
Edmonton
London
N9 9TU
Phone 02088072656
Reference Number 102067

Description

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West Lea School is a thriving special educational needs (SEN) school located in Enfield, London, with the postcode N9 9TU. The school caters to pupils aged 2 to 19 with a wide range of complex learning difficulties and disabilities, including severe and profound needs.

Notable characteristics of West Lea School include:

  1. Extensive facilities: The school features state-of-the-art facilities, such as hydrotherapy, sensory, and multi-sensory rooms, and a range of outdoor spaces that support learning for children with Additional and Complex Needs.
  2. Wide curriculum: The school offers a broad and comprehensive curriculum adapted to the individual needs and abilities of its students, covering all national curriculum subjects while delivering a personalized approach to learning.
  3. Independence development: A significant focus is placed on supporting students to achieve increased independence, promoting skills for transition to future education, employment, and adult life.
  4. Broad partnership: West Lea School is part of the Woodlands Education Trust, a network of special and mainstream schools sharing expertise and resources to provide the best possible learning outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs.
  5. National recognition: West Lea School has received high acclaim, being shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards in 2022.

The school is committed to providing an inclusive and nurturing environment where students and families feel a sense of belonging and encouragement. West Lea maintains a positive approach to learning and development, preparing students for the next steps in their educational journeys.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 444
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 73.2%
Girls: 26.8%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 13
2 10
3 14
4 20
5 26
6 17
7 58
8 46
9 40
10 55
11 51
12 30
13 9

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2023-06-20
Date Description Report
2023-05-10 School inspection School inspection
2018-02-20 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-12-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-10-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-06-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-05-16 Full inspection Full inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
0.1 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 0% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 0% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress 8 Score

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.

School Score Percentile (loc) Percentile (nationwide)
-1.82 Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results

Progress 8 Score

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.

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 -7 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -5.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -5.8 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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Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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