- Bensham Manor School
- Head: Mr Phil Poulton
- T 020 8684 0116
- F 020 8683 1301
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.benshammanor.co.uk
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Croydon
- Pupils: 184
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 17th January 2018
- 2 Full inspection 20th March 2013
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 12th May 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school has recently opened a new 1.8M extention to its ASD Department. This department has now expanded and caters for up to 48 ASD pupils. Additionally, there are ASD pupils based across both Key Stages in the Main School Department. There are currently approximately 70 pupils with ASD on roll at Bensham Manor School.
Bensham Manor offers outreach in ASD to other local schools and hosts a well established and well supported ASD Support Group for local professionals and parents. This includes regular workshop, seminars and lectures led by key figures and experts in working with people with ASD.
Please visit our website on;
www.benshammanor.com ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
Bensham Manor is a secondary special school for pupils with a range of learning difficulties including Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism. There are 165 pupils on roll. The school is currently organised in two departments - Main School and ASD. There are approximately 70 ASD pupils on roll with 48 based in the ASD Department. The school offers a good range of accreditation at Key Stage 4 including over twelve subjects at Entry Level (Certificate of Educational Achievement), English, Mathematics and Art at GCSE, and a range of ASDAN Awards. The school recently had a very positive OFSTED Inspection (October 2006) This report can be viewed on the OFSTED website.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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||Y|
|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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