Beaumont Hill Academy

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About Beaumont Hill Academy

Name Beaumont Hill Academy
Ofsted Inspections
Chief Executive Mr Adrian Lynch
Address Salters Lane South, Darlington, DL1 2AN
Phone Number 01325254000
Phase Academy (special)
Type Academy special converter
Age Range 2-19
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 291
Local Authority Darlington
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is a good school Leaders and governors have worked closely together in order to bring about improvement across the school. Leaders now have a clear vision for the future.

They are focused and determined to build on recent successes, for example in improving pupils' outcomes and the curriculum. The introduction of a new curriculum in key stage 3 has ignited pupils' imagination and developed their thinking skills. For example, immersing pupils in the sights and sounds of the trenches in the First World War enabled pupils to both understand and empathise with soldiers' daily lives.

The quality of teaching and learning has improved since the previous visit. Senior leaders closely monitor staff performance and offer support and challenge to bring about improvement. The role that middle leaders play in supporting senior leaders is developing.

For example, middle leaders now closely monitor pupils' progress. However, senior leaders recognise that middle leaders need to increase the role they play in future improvement. Staff have high expectations of what pupils can achieve socially, emotionally and academically.

Learning set now much more accurately meets pupils' needs. However, pupils do not always have the opportunity to practise writing longer pieces of work and this slows their progress in English. Students who attend the school's post-16 unit make good progress overall.

This is due to the effective and well-organised transition process which ensures that students are well prepared before they start the provision. Children who join the school's early years provision have a range of different needs. Staff ensure that children settle quickly into the nurturing environment and routines in all three classes.

Parents and carers spoken to and those who completed Ofsted's online questionnaire Parent View held positive views on the quality of care and provision for their children. Pupils' attendance has continued to improve. However, staff and leaders know that they must focus on this aspect in order to continue this upward trend.


Information about this school

The school is part of a multi-academy trust and currently has an academy monitoring group. The school is located within the Education Village. The school shares the site with two other schools and an on-site nursery.

Since the last monitoring visit, the school has recruited five new teachers. The school is a special school which meets the needs of up to 268 pupils who have an education, health and care plan. The school does not use alternative provision.

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