Abbey School, Rotherham

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Abbey School
Abbey School logo.png
Established 1 September 1994 (1994-09-01)
Type Special school;
Location Little Common Lane
South Yorkshire
S61 2RA
Coordinates: 53°26′11″N 1°24′22″W / 53.4363°N 1.4061°W / 53.4363; -1.4061
Local authority Rotherham
DfE number 372/7001
DfE URN 142768 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Capacity 61
Students 56 as of May 2016
Ages 7–16
Website School website

Abbey School is a mixed special school for children with moderate and complex learning difficulties. It is located in Kimberworth, South Yorkshire, England.[1]

Abbey School was opened in September 1994, and was originally administered by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. The school was converted to academy status in June 2016 and is now part of the Nexus Multi-Academy Trust. However the school continues to coordinate with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council for admissions.

Ofsted inspections[edit]

Since opening in 1994, the school has undergone six full Ofsted inspections:

Date of inspection Outcome Reference
9–?? November 1998  ???  
17–19 January 2005 Very good Report
13–14 March 2008 Outstanding Report
18–19 October 2011 Good Report
30 September–1 October 2014 Inadequate (special measures) Report
24–25 May 2016 Good Report


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