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  • Writhlington School
    Knobsbury Lane
    Writhlington
    Radstock
    Somerset
    BA3 3NQ
  • Head: Mr Mark Everett
  • T 01761 433581
  • F 01761 432307
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.writhlington.org.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
  • Pupils: 1,500; sixth formers: 316
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Requires improvement 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
    • 1 Full inspection 18th January 2017
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 20th October 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Very much the comprehensive of choice for the area now, where students are given myriad opportunities to shine, and where success of all kinds is recognised. The new buildings, insistence on higher standards of turn-out than many schools we know and the weekly appearance of the CCF in their uniform make for a smart, clean, rather business-like school. Appears to be a school where concerns are acted upon, and where students have places to go when things go wrong. ‘The support and guidance staff sort you out and cheer you up,’ was the consensus from the group we spoke to. Parents generally approve of…

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What the school says...

Converted to an academy 2011.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head teacher

Since 2011 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 with other cheese-makers indicated that he might make a good teacher, so he enrolled on a PGCE course at Hull, going on to forge a successful teaching career in some pretty rough inner city schools in London and Southampton. ‘I’ve seen it all’, he says, and this gives him an unshakeable belief in the value of truly comprehensive education: ‘No school should isolate less advantaged kids when the social...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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
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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