• OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Pupils at Key Stages 1 to 4, children in Early Years and students in the sixth form, including those those with autism and profound and multiple learning difficulties and multi-sensory impairments, make significant and sustained progress. As a result of outstanding teaching and highly effective support to indivualise learning."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “The achievement of children in the Early Years is outstanding. They make consistently high rates of progress academically, personally and socially in relation to their very low starting points.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “A rich and stimulating, broad and balanced, and highly relevent curricullum is in place. Every pupil across the school from Early Years to the sixth form greatly benefits from an individualised curriculum with a strong emphasis on developing pupils’ communication, literacy skills and their personal, social and health education.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "Pupils with profound and muliple learning difficulties often experience a sense of wonder through well-planned sensory activities" “Under the transformational leadership of the headteacher the school has sustained outstanding leadership and management since its previous inspection."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Children are very happy and most eager to join in with their activities. They display high levels of concentration, imagination and curiosity about the world around them."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    " Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and always try their very best in lessons." "The teaching of communication, literacy and numeracy is very effective."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The achievement of students in the sixth form is outstanding resulting from outstanding teaching over time." “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The school's work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding." "Rigorous and regular monitoring of teaching through lesson observations, pupil progress meetings and scrutiny of pupils' work is outstanding."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Leaders make excellent use of the primary school physical education and sport premium.” “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Teachers and teaching assistants were seen working well together in all lessons to support the learning of individual and small groups of pupils, ensuring that tasks were carefully matched to each individual pupil’s learning needs and breaking tasks down into smaller steps.”

PSHE and Citizenship

PSHE and Citizenship are an integral part of the school day at Amwell View School. Social skills and respect for each other are encouraged and modelled throughout each day. Pupils have opportunities to help both peers and adults during lessons and with classroom jobs. Pupils learn to be as independent as possible. They learn about staying safe, healthy and clean, as well as eating and drinking healthily.

PSHE and Cititzenship joined with RE again this year for our Subject Focus Week. The focus was Chinese New Year. Pupils learned about the different animals represented in the Chinese Zodiac and discovered which animal was celebrated in the year they were born. During this focus week, the pupils took part in games relating to the animals. They learned how to work as a team and took part in activities that included sharing, working alongside and working with each other.

Following recent changes in government policy, our Sex and Relationships Education policy has been updated. It is now called Relationships and Sex Education policy. It has become a compulsory subject in all schools. At Amwell View, we will focus on relationships and keeping safe. In Upper School, the learning will also include puberty, changes that happen to the body and how to manage them.