Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It is a completely independent and impartial organization which reports directly to Parliament. Ofsted inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Pield Heath House School’s latest Ofsted inspection was in February 2014. At the last three full Ofsted inspections, Pield Heath House School achieved a rating of ‘Outstanding’.
Pield Heath House School’s latest Ofsted inspection of its residential facilities were also rated ‘Outstanding‘ in both February 2014 and July 2015.
A copy of the latest reports are available here.
West London Teaching Schools Alliance
As part of the West London Teaching Schools Alliance we are approved to offer the Schools’ Direct Training Programme (salaried) which trains graduates to become Primary teachers whilst working in the school. Our university provider is St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
Applicants will be considered on individual merit when a teaching post becomes available. The programme requires that any applicant must have a degree, must have had at least 3 years’ prior work experience and must pass the required skills tests.
Pield Heath House is an accredited Thrive School. Thrive is a specific and systematic way of working with all children that helps to develop their social and emotional well-being, enabling them to engage with life and learning. It helps to further understand why children behave in the ways they do and supports them in becoming more self-assured, capable and adaptable and therefore supports emotional regulation and behaviour.
Pield Heath House is a Silver badge holder in the Eco Schools Programme – an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life
STAR is a strategic framework that encourages and rewards school to adopt safer and active travel behaviour. The STAR Accreditation Scheme recognises and rewards schools at one of three levels with travel plans that not only promote safe and active travel but achieve it as well.
Every Child Matters is a UK Education initiative for England and Wales, launched in 2002. Every Child Matters covers children and young adults up to the age of 19, or 24 for those with disabilities.
Pield Heath House School supports the Every Child Matters initiative. To find out more please go to: www.education.gov.uk
Young Enterprise is the United Kingdom’s largest business and enterprise education charity. Every year YE helps 220,000 young people learn about business and the world of work in the classroom under the guidance of volunteers from 3,500 companies.
Pield Heath House School is affiliated to Young Enterprise. To find out more please go to: www.young-enterprise.org.uk/
Schools play an important role in supporting the health and wellbeing of children and young people. The Government’s Healthy Schools initiative is designed to help schools to implement health and wellbeing improvements for their children and young people and to identify and select activities and interventions effectively. This ensures that schools have in place the most appropriate services to meet the needs of children and young people.
Pield Heath House School has achieved the ‘Healthy School’ award.For further information on Healthy Schools, please go to:
The National Association of Independent Schools & Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS) is a membership organization working with and for special schools in the voluntary and private sectors within the UK. NASS is proud of its role in lobbying the Government and improving opportunities and standards for independent and non-maintained special schools.
Pield Heath House School is an accredited member of NASS, For further information please go to: www.nasschools.org.uk
We also offer our young people access to a range of accredited courses within the curriculum. These include:
- OCR Functional Skills: Maths, English and ICT (Entry One to Level Two)
- OCR Entry Level
- ASDAN Transition Challenge; Bronze Award
- NOCN Personal Progress;
- Independent Living Skills; Step up Award Certificate/ Diploma