Co-op Academy Southfield
Bradford, United Kingdom
About Co-op Academy Southfield
Southfield School is a part of The Southfield Grange Trust, a multi-academy trust established in 2013. The school is co-located with Grange Technology College, a mainstream secondary academy at the Southfield Grange Campus.
Currently graded by Ofsted as 'good with outstanding features', Southfield School caters for around 250 pupils including 80 in our Sixth Form and a small cohort at our Project SEARCH site at the Bradford Royal Infirmary. The school houses Key Stages 3 and 4 in the Southfield Grange building and our outstanding Sixth Form provision, the Pathfinder Vocational Centre (PVC), is located on the other side of Haycliffe Lane, offering specialist education and training aimed at providing pathways for life after school for our sixth form students. Find out more on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.
Your vision that pupils should learn to be confident, resilient and independent learners is matched by inspectors’ observations.- Ofsted Dec 2018
The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection." " Since the last inspection, you have maintained a strong focus on meeting the needs of each pupil".- Ofsted Dec 2018
The well-structured sixth form prepares students effectively for the next stage in their education, employment or training- Ofsted Dec 2018
Throughout the school, there is a strong emphasis on the practical use of literacy and numeracy skills".- Ofsted Dec 2018
Staff believe that pupils are helped to make good progress, that pupils are safe, and that the staff team works effectively together to help them behave well.- Ofsted Dec 2018
Pupils told inspectors that they feel safe in school. They know that staff will respond promptly to any concerns that they have- Ofsted Dec 2018
“Parents feel that their views are listened to and that they are encouraged to make a positive contribution to their children’s education. One parent commented: ‘My son has grown so much in confidence since he has been at this school. He feels safe and is happy. As a parent of a child with autism, I feel so lucky that he gets all the help and support that he needs.’ Another parent added: ‘My child is very happy here. She feels she belongs, the teachers understand her, and she enjoys school’. Parents value the transition arrangements that helped their children start school. They appreciate the support provided in planning for the next stage in their children’s education, employment or training when they leave school.- Ofsted Dec 2018