School CapacityCapacity for special schools means the number of pupils for which the school is organised to make provision.
Second Second SpecialismFrom April 2011 the data for 'Second Second Specialisms' will no longer be maintained, therefore the information present for this field may not fully represent the establishment's true state.
Category: Phase of Education. Full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils of compulsory school age who have attained the age of 10 yrs and 6 months.
The SEN Provision codes describe the Statutory Types of Special Educational Needs that individual establishments have agreed with Local Schools Organisation Committees to provide. The provision of SEN is portrayed as follows:
0 = Not Applicable
1 = Primary SEN Type
2 = Secondary SEN Type
3 = Tertiary SEN Type
Where primary and secondary indicates the emphasis of the provision, not the age range of children provided for.
SEN UnitSEN Units are special provisions within a mainstream school where the children are taught mainly within separate classes. Units: receive additional funding from the LA specifically for the purpose of the provision; cater for a specific type or types of SEN (e.g. autistic spectrum disorders); are usually for pupils with statements of SEN (but may also provide support for pupils at School Action Plus).
Sixth Form Colleges
Category: Type of Establishment. A Sixth (6th) Form College is an educational institution, eligible for the receipt of public funding through the Learning Skills Council, which deals principally with the delivery of academic provision to 16-19 year olds
Is where a school is judged by OFSTED to be failing, or likely to fail, to provide an acceptable standard of Education.
For historical reference only: Statutory EAZ were a partnership of schools, private businesses and other local organisations established by the Secretary of State under the Schools Standards and Framework Act 1998 to overcome local barriers to achievement and improve standards of education at each of the participating schools.