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Ofsted Reports

Springwell Special Academy was last inspected in 2018.  The full report can be accessed here.

Springwell Alternative Academy was last inspected in 2017.  The full report can be accessed here.

If you would like to share your experience of our schools, Parent View can be accessed here.

Performance Data

The Government has announced that it will not publish any school or college level educational performance data based on tests, assessments or exams for 2020.  This update, published here clarifies what this means for the way school and college accountability will operate for 2019/20.

Historical information for Springwell Special Academy can be accessed here.

Additional Historical Information

Springwell Special School 

KS2 Swimming 2018-2019

70% of pupils could swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25m unassisted.

60% of pupils were able to use a range of strokes effectively.

80% could perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.

60% of pupils completed STA School swimming awards to at least Level 4 and above.

KS4 (end of secondary school) results 2018-2019

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 are performance measures that were first introduced in 2015.  Information about how these measures are calculated can be found by clicking here

The school’s Progress 8 score for 2018-2019 was -2.08.

The school’s Attainment 8 score for 2018-2019 was 10.9.

No pupils at the school achieved a 5 or above in English and maths

No pupils were entered for the EBacc.

All pupils obtained an appropriate place in post-16 education or employment after KS4.

Further information can be obtained from the school.

Springwell Alternative Academy

KS4 (end of secondary school) results 2018-2019

Please note that Springwell Alternative Academy is not subject to the Progress 8 Measure.

Pupils who left the school in 2019 achieved a range of qualifications including:

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE Statistics
  • GCSE Biology
  • GCSE Citizenship
  • GCSE Art
  • BTec Sport
  • BTec Construction
  • BTec Home Cooking
  • Functional Skills

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