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  • Writhlington School
    Knobsbury Lane
    Writhlington
    Radstock
    Somerset
    BA3 3NQ
  • Head: Mr Mark Everett
  • T 01761 433581
  • F 01761 432307
  • E info@wsbe.org.uk
  • W www.wsbe.org.uk
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
  • Pupils: 1,500
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Good on 20th October 2011
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 28th February 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

This school is a phoenix rising from some pretty unpromising ashes. The process of bringing it back from the moribund, if not dead, started long before the dramatic new build of 2010, and now it has the setting to reflect...

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What the school says...

Converted to an academy 2011.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

This school is a phoenix rising from some pretty unpromising ashes. The process of bringing it back from the moribund, if not dead, started long before the dramatic new build of 2010, and now it has the setting to reflect its considerable aspirations. The school aims to make these attainable for everyone. ‘The whole place makes me feel as though I wanted to go back to school’, said one...

Head teacher

Since 2011 Mr Mark Everett BSc MA PGCE NPQH (early 40s). By his own admission, an Army brat from ‘mostly around Manchester’. He read physics at Nottingham as an officer cadet, but had a crisis of conscience at the end of the first Gulf War, at which point he turned his back on officer training and worked in a cheese factory after graduation. His patience

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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