Plymstock School A GSG School
- Plymstock School
- Head: Mr David Farmer
- T 01752 402679
- F 01752 484018
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.plymstockschool.org.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Plymouth
- Pupils: 1574
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 24th April 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 18th March 2009
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Highly successful and good all-round comprehensive in a pleasant suburb of Plymouth. The less academic will not fade here and budding......
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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What The Good Schools Guide saysHighly successful and good all-round comprehensive in a pleasant suburb of Plymouth. The less academic will not fade here and budding...
Since 2007, Mr David Farmer, former head of Torpoint Community College.
Fifty-two per cent 5+ A*-C grades including English and maths at GCSE in 2015. At A level, 32 per cent A*/A, 58 per cent A*/B. Offers 25+ A level courses, besides good GNVQ, NVQ, RSA opportunities via a training consortium. Lots of awards. Enhanced specialist provision – centre for communication difficulties and intensive numeracy and literacy programme for SEN in years 7 and 8. Good extension studies for gifted/talented students through faster moving classes, earlier entry into subjects; supportive services include reading and homework club.
Special Education Needs
Plymstock School has two special needs provisions: an enhanced specialist provision for pupils with autistic spectrum disorder, and a large thriving Learning Support department meeting the needs of students with a range of additional needs.
|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|