Ashmole Academy A GSG School
- Ashmole Academy
- Head: Mr Derrick Brown
- T 020 8361 2703
- F 020 8368 0315
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.ashmoleacademy.org
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Barnet
- Pupils: 1490
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Open days: September/October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 25th January 2007
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 25th January 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
This school hasn’t been awarded the title of super-state for no reason. As the head says: ‘Every subject excels here, no subject is weaker.’ Ofsted outstanding – it has managed to sustain many years of exceptionally high results. Strong value...
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2010.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Modern Greek at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Design & Technology Graphic Products at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
What The Good Schools Guide saysThis school hasn’t been awarded the title of super-state for no reason. As the head says: ‘Every subject excels here, no subject is weaker.’ Ofsted outstanding – it has managed to sustain many years of exceptionally high results. Strong value added. Entirely non-selective, so the results are impressive...
Since 1997, Mr Derrick Brown MA MBA DipEd – degree subjects psychology and business. Formerly a scientist, but changed career when he realised it wasn’t all about ‘filling pretty liquids into tubes. It was actually quite isolating and I’m a people person.’ He was advised at the time to become either a teacher or a prison governor. He opted for the former. Prior to headship at Ashmole, he was vice principal at Leigh City Technology College in Dartford and then senior deputy at Cranford School – both...
Special Education Needs
Students of all abilities are regarded as equals and should participate and derive benefit from mainstream classroom experiences. However it is paramount to meet the Special Educational Needs (SEN) of individual students. Support is mainly in-class and students with SEN are the responsibility of all teachers. Small group and one-to-one teaching is used to enhance inclusion and not exclude students from the secondary curriculum. SEN support aims to ensure that all students fulful their potential.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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