Key Information

1.    School Name Address and Phone Number The Ladder School

Millennium House

24 Lower Hall Lane

Walsall

WS1 1RL

01922 285848

info@tls.merciantrust.org

2.    A named person who deals with enquiries Mrs L Hodgkins (Admin Support Assistant)

hodgkins.l@tls.merciantrust.org

3.    Name of the Headteacher Mr C Bury
4.    Name and address of the Chair of the Local Governing Body Mr T Summersby

The Ladder School

Millennium House

24 Lower Hall Lane

Walsall

WS1 1RL

5.    Name of the SENCO Mrs P Bennett

bennett.p@tls.merciantrust.org

6.    Full name, address and telephone number of the MAT The Mercian Trust

CEO: Mr D Parkes

The Mercian Trust

Sutton Road

Walsall

West Midlands

WS1 2PG

01922 211388

info@the.merciantrust.org

7.    Pupil Premium Information including spending Download

PP Secondary strategy

8.    Year 7 Catch up Premium including spending Not applicable – we only take students from Year 9 upwards
9.    Careers Leader in School Mrs T Lecointe (Associate Assistant Principal)

lecointe.t@tls.merciantrust.org

10. Independent impartial advice and guidance co-ordinator Mr L Cosco

lcosco@aldridgeschool.org

11. Careers Link Governor Mr R Colbourne
12. CEIAG+ Careers Approach CEIAG Document

Careers Policy

Provider Access Policy

13. Curriculum Content KS4

Students follow a weekly timetable, core lessons last 1 hour and vocation subjects last 1 and a half hours.

English 5 hours
Maths 5 hours
Science 5 hours
Skills (RSHE) 2.5 hours
Sports Leaders 1.5 hours
Option 1 3 hours
Option 2 3 hours
Booster/intervention 2.5 hours
14. Schools approach to the curriculum Download
15. Additional information on the curriculum Contact Mr C Bury (Principal) via Reception
16. KS4 Option Subjects/Courses GCSE English Language

GCSE English Literature

GCSE Mathematics

GCSE Biology

GCSE Chemistry

Sports Leaders

Option Subjects:

GCSE Art

BTEC Performing Arts

BTEC Health and Social Care

BTEC Animal Care

BTEC Home Cooking Skills

Cambridge Nationals Enterprise

17. Post-16 Qualifications Offer Resit GCSE English Language

Resit GCSE Mathematics

BTEC Level 2 Art and Design

CACHE Childcare Level 2 and Catering Level 2

For more information, contact Mrs R Bryant (Head of Sixth Form)

bryant.r@tls.merciantrust.org

18.  KS4 exam results Progress Data Summery – Download
19.  KS5 exam results No qualifications available yet
20.  Admissions Arrangements <Link to this on the Admissions Polices Page>

https://admissions.theladderschool.org/

21. In year applications A student’s place at The Ladder School is done through their home school, place contact your child’s school in the first instance.
22. Applications Post-16 thumbnail_image002

https://tinyurl.com/y5vyhcx2

23. What do you do if you want to attend The Ladder School? A student’s place has to be commissioned from either the Local Authority or your child’s school. For further advice on joining us please contact Mrs C Morris (Admissions Support Assistant)

morris.c@tls.merciantrust.org

24. Over subscriptions Download
25. Behaviour Policy Download
26. Statement of Values and Ethos School Mission and Schools Values

School Ethos

27. Charging and Remissions Policy Download
28. Complaints Procedure Download
29. Whistleblowing Policy Download
30. SEN Information Report Download
31. Accessibility Plan Download
32. Ofsted Report Not yet inspected
33. Equality Objectives Download
34. Exclusions Arrangements Download
35. Link to Performance Tables The Ladder School does not appear in national performance tables, but to see the difference we make to students, look at our results <Link>
36. Governance Information Trust Governance Plan

https://www.themerciantrust.org/about/governance

37. Governors Names and Roles Governor Roles
38. GDPR  Policy Download
39. Financial Information and Reporting https://www.themerciantrust.org/about/finance
40. Details on how hard copies can be obtained Contact Mrs H Brass (Head of Operations)

Brass.h@tls.merciantrust.org