The Cedars Academy
- The Cedars Academy
Tyne and Wear
- Head: Mr Martin Flowers
- T 0191 487 4595
- F 01914 820926
- E [email protected]
- A state special school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19. Type of SEN provision: PD - Physical Disability; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Gateshead
- Pupils: 145
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 20th September 2017
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 13th September 2012
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The Cedars became an Academy in September 2012. We are an all-age special school catering for the needs of a range of pupil, those with medical, sensory and physical needs, autism, emotional issues and communication difficulties. OFSTED reports have been consistently "Good"
We are now able to offer a post 16 facility for students. All our students leave with accreditation appropriate to their level of ability. We are a centre for sporting excellence, have held Artsmark Gold for 3 consecutive terms and offer Duke of Edinburgh schemes at all 3 levels. ...Read more
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Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
Special Education Needs
The Cedars School caters for pupils who have physical difficulties and speech and language difficulties.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability||Y|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication||Y|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
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.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
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.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year