- Hamstead Hall Academy
- Head: Mr S Farar/Mr J Mortimer
- T 0121 386 7510
- F 01213 586707
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.hamsteadhall.com
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Birmingham
- Pupils: 1076
- Religion: None
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 27th January 2011
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 2nd June 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Hamstead Hall is distinctive in many ways. It has a significantly wide range of abilities with a Special Needs Rescource Base alongside students winning places at Oxford and Cambridge. We are an ethnically rich and varied school community of both pupils and staff. Our students come to school to learn.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Art & Design (Graphics) at an English Comprehensive School (GCE A level)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Health & Social Care at an English Comprehensive School (Applied GCE A level Single Award)
Special Education Needs
We are a 11-18 school with a Special Needs Resource Base which has 40 places for students. These places are allocated by SENAS. The Base is a support base and all students are fully integrated into the whole school with suitable support. Students mainly have MLD, but from 2006 2 places per year group will be allocated to students with Speech and Language Difficulties. Ofsted in 2003 commented that our strengths were our inclusivity, Excellent pastoral support and Quality of provision. We were awarded a 1 for inclusion and a 2 overall.
|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||Y|
|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|