RISE Education

Units 1-3
37-39 Western Road

Head:  Joe Kerson

Telephone: 02086652605

Pupils: 37

Gender: Mixed

Ages: 13 to 16

Type: Other independent school

Boarding: No

Religion: None

School Description by Ofsted

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Rise Education is situated in Mitcham in the London Borough of Merton. The school is governed by Immanuel House Ltd. The school was registered and opened in February 2010 and provides an education for students who are at risk of permanent exclusion from mainstream schools. The school received its first inspection in March 2012, when the quality of education was judged to be satisfactory.

There are currently 32 boys and girls aged from 14 to 16 years on roll, including three students who attend school on a part-time basis. Students are referred to the school by Croydon, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth local authorities. In addition, students are referred independently from schools across London.

The proportion of students who are from minority ethnic groups is above the national average. Half of all students are White British, with a quarter being from Black African and Black Caribbean heritages. The remainder are predominantly from Eastern Europe. There are currently slightly more girls than boys on roll. This represents a dramatic increase from the previous year when there were only four.

There are no students with a statement of special educational needs. There are currently four students who are looked after by a local authority. Students attend off-site training at South Thames College for practical science lessons and the Melodic Beats Studio for lessons in personal development. All full-time students attend the Sports Village in Sutton, for access to physical education and sport.

Students are not entered early for examinations.

In October 2013, the school introduced a three-week course for students in mainstream school to help them manage their feelings and frustration, with the aim of enabling them to return to their schools.

The school has a Christian ethos, but welcomes students from other faiths or none. The headteacher is also a pastor of a local church. The school's aims reflect the letters in its name: `restoring, inspiring, sustaining and empowering individuals to reach their potential and achieve their dreams'.

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