- Springfield School
Crewe Green Road
- Head: Mrs Lisa Hodgkison
- T 01270 685446
- F 01270 258281
- E [email protected]
- W www.springfiel…cheshire.sch.uk
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; HI - Hearing Impairment; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; VI - Visual Impairment.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Cheshire East
- Pupils: 138
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 2
- 1 Short inspection 12th February 2019
- 2 Full inspection 21st November 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: Outstanding on 20th October 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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Special Education Needs
'Springfield School is a community school serving Mid Cheshire and surrounding area. The school offers full or part time education for children aged 2 to 5 years, full time education for children 5 to 16 years, and a sixth form for students aged 16 to 19 years. The school provides for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties and for pupils with autism. We hope to provide a stimulating and attractive environment for growing children. We have excellent facilities which include a versatile hall with stage and indoor physical education area, a design technology/art workshop, a dining area for younger pupils and a self-service dining area for older pupils. There is also a hydrotherapy pool, medical room, library and a newly built therapy unit. Outdoor facilities are similarly good with a traditional playground and equipment; sports field and separate class play areas. Three minibuses, one of which is adapted for pupils with physical difficulties allow a wide variety of 'out of school' and residential activities as well as ready access to local sports centres and colleges of further and higher education. A range of teaching and learning techniques is used with an emphasis on tried and tested, structured and systematic learning programmes. Additional specialist support is given in certain areas of the curriculum: language development by the speech therapist; physical development by the physiotherapists and personal, social and health education by the nurse and occupational therapist. Springfield is an outstanding school providing extremely good value for money.
|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||Y|
|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||Y|
Interpreting catchment maps
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Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
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Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
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