Welcome to Ganton School

Our special school community is a vibrant and energetic collaboration between pupils, staff and families which embraces other community partners and seeks to improve outcomes for all those affected by learning difficulties and disabilities.

It is a place where everybody shines, where we build resilience not reliance. We are delighted to be able to share with you information about our school, our pupils and our activities in the hope that you will celebrate, with us, the special achievements of our community members.

Ganton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are also proud to be a founder member of the Humber Education Trust (HET). For further information on the Trust, it’s school, aims and ambitions, please visit the HET website,or click on the Academy Information tab above.

If you require a paper copy of any of the school documentation found on the website, please contact Admin.

  • Mr Alec Young – Head Teacher

‘The school council is
especially active and members are particularly proud of the role they played in improving school meals..’…

OFSTED comments

‘Pupils take part in a strong work experience and work-related learning programme.’…

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‘Leaders use the pupil premium funding effectively.’…

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‘Leaders have introduced a new approach to assessment. This enables leaders to check pupils’ progress from their starting points more effectively.’…

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‘The curriculum offers a wealth of enrichment activities which are highly valued by
pupils and parents and carers.’…

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‘Leaders have carried out a detailed review of the curriculum pathways for pupils.’…

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‘Pupils respect each other, display good manners and work together successfully.’…

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‘Pupils take part in local and
regional accessible sporting activities.’…

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‘There is a strong emphasis on personalisation of the curriculum, the development of pupils’ communication skills, independence skills and preparation for life after school.’…

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‘Pupils say that they enjoy their lessons and take great pride in their work.’…

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‘Staff use signing, symbols, photographs and objects of reference to communicate effectively with those pupils who need additional support to ensure that they are fully engaged in their learning.’…

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‘Pupil Premium is targeted to improving pupils’ communication skills through investment in specialist equipment and software.’…

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‘Pupils rise to the challenges that you set, and their learning is rarely disrupted.’…

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‘Pupils run the school shop and staff cafeteria, enabling them to use their literacy and numeracy skills in a practical setting.’…

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‘Leaders have continued to develop the school’s curriculum since the last inspection.’…

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‘Pupils spoke
enthusiastically about learning outside of school and their visits to local museums, the Humber Bridge, local cafes and to the cinema.’…

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‘Pupils, including disadvantaged pupils, are making strong progress from their varied starting points in reading, writing and mathematics.’…

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‘Based on the evidence gathered during this short inspection, I am of the opinion that the school continues to go from strength to strength.’…

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