The Ashley School Academy Trust

The Ashley School Academy Trust is an outstanding, outward looking and successful special school for pupils with complex and moderate learning difficulties.

We believe that all our pupils have the potential to succeed and we will support them to do as well as they possibly can.

The Ashley School Academy Trust:

  • Enables all pupils to fully participate in our community and beyond
  • Promotes positive relationships
  • Enables all pupils to achieve successful outcomes and make good progress
  • Provides a safe, secure, supportive, empathetic and nurturing environment
  • Delivers engaging teaching and develops new skills
  • Provides a broad, balanced, relevant, coherent and participative curriculum which meets the needs of all our pupils

We are proud of our achievements both within school and within our residence provision.

We offer effective outreach support to our mainstream colleagues.

The Ashley School students created this wonderful movie using ELO art, lyrics and music.

School Data

Unique Reference Number
137459
Local Authority
Suffolk
Establishment Number
7003
Establishment Name
The Ashley School
Type of Establishment
Academy special converter
Establishment Type Group
Academies
Establishment Status
Open
Reason Establishment Opened
Academy Converter
Establishment Open Date
01/09/2011
Phase of Education
Not applicable
Statutory Lowest Pupil Age
7
Statutory Highest Pupil Age
16
Boarders
Boarding school
Nursery Provision
Not applicable
Sixth Form
Not applicable
Gender
Mixed
Designated Religious Character
Does not apply
Religious Ethos
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Admissions Policy
Not applicable
School Capacity
140
Special Classes
Has Special Classes
Census Date
17/01/2019
Number of Pupils
141
Number of Boys
91
Number of Girls
50
Percentage of Pupils Receiving FSM
42.6
Trust flag
Supported by a single-academy trust
Trust
THE ASHLEY SCHOOL ACADEMY TRUST
School Sponsor flag
-
Federation flag
Not applicable
UK Provider Reference Number
10035025
Ofsted Last Inspection
15/11/2017
Street
Ashley Downs
Town
Lowestoft
County
Suffolk
Postcode
NR32 4EU
School Website
www.ashleyschool.co.uk
Telephone Number
01502565439
Headteacher Title
Ms
Headteacher First Name
Sally
Headteacher Last Name
Garrett
Headteacher Preferred Job Title
Headteacher
Section 41 Approved
Not applicable
SEN1
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication
SEN2
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
SEN3
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SEN4
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Resource Provision
Resourced provision number on roll
140
Resourced provision capacity
140
Government Office Region
East of England
District
East Suffolk
Ward
Harbour & Normanston
Parliamentary Constituency
Waveney
Urban/Rural Description
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code
E10000029
Easting
654198
Northing
294489
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA)
Waveney 002
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA)
Waveney 002B
Ofsted Rating
Outstanding
RSC Region
East of England and North-East London
UPRN
100091403400
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA) - code
E02006303
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) - code
E01030262

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