We are a Local Authority Secondary School and we admit pupils from age 11 to 18. Ken Stimpson Community School also has a Nurture Group in Years 7 and 8 to support identified students through transition from primary to secondary school. We have a house system throughout the school and all students belong to one of our four houses"Special educated needs students make good progress" - OFSTED May 2014
There may be a Learning Support Assistant working with your child either individually or as part of a group.
The school has a Nurture Group, which is a small class with a maximum of sixteen pupils who are supported by two qualified staff.
Students are identified during the transition phase. Students may not be ‘Secondary Ready’ NC Level 4b Maths / English. Students may also be identified to support and manage during the initial change of educational setting and learning environment. Students in the class will have additional support and an adapted curriculum.
Different students will require different levels of support in order to help them make progress and achieve their potential.