Priory School Croydon

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You and your team have a vision for the pupils of ‘brilliant lives’ and a mission ‘to provide a learning community that inspires and empowers individuals to do amazing things’. This forms the character of the whole school and was apparent on the day of the inspection. The shared values of ambition, respect, courage, pride and happiness were evident in many areas of the school’s work.”

Pupils say that they enjoy school and are happy and safe. Parents and carers report that their children are excited to come to school and they are well taught. They also say that their children are safe and the staff welcoming, positive and supportive.”

The school’s most recent progress information for core subjects shows strong outcomes for pupils at key stages 3 and 4.”

There is a clear focus on developing pupils’ independent living and employability skills.”

Post-16 pupils have many opportunities to complete a work experience placement such as working at a restaurant, farm, food bank and hairdressers.”

Pupils are well prepared for the next stage in their lives and all secure places in further education or training.“
Ofsted Short Inspection Report, 2017

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 At Priory School, we passionately believe that all young people with special educational needs and disabilities are entitled to access outstanding learning within their local community and we are committed to setting standards of excellence in special education that achieve the highest aspirational outcomes for all of our students.  
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