Autism Accreditation

The school is due to be reassessed for our Autism Accreditation on 14th and 15th May 2019. As part of this the National Autistic Society carry out a survey of autistic people and their families. 

The survey is only available online using the following links:


Autistic People

This survey is intended for any autistic adult or young person who attends our school. It can be completed by the autistic person or with support from an adult who does not work at the school.


Families of Autistic People

This survey is intended for the family member who represents the interests of the autistic person to complete.


All questionnaires should be completed by 10th May 2019

Thank you Arnold Clark!


We had a lovely surprise this week from Arnold Clark - the car dealership team on Kingstown - a brand new bus! Free for a year with all its servicing as well. The Team didn't want any publicity they just wanted to do something for their local community, we can't say thank you enough.


We are very pleased say after a visit from Ofsted we have been judged as an Outstanding School - 


The leadership team has maintained the outstanding quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You and your staff provide an excellent learning environment, in which pupils with a wide range of needs flourish and make very strong progress from their low starting points.

You and your senior leaders are uncompromisingly ambitious for your pupils and the quality of education they receive. Your plans are thorough and clearly focused on getting the best for pupils and securing strong progress. You seek constant improvement and have considered how to provide an even better education for your pupils, with exceptional incisiveness.


You can read the whole report by clicking here

WBD 2018 

After a snow delay we held our World Book Day, based around graphic novels, we came dressed as our favourite character from a comic, had a book store and create our own graphic novels.

Football Success

2 Teams from James Rennie recently played in an inter school football competition against 12 other Teams at Penrith, a brilliant performance from our Teams on a brilliant day. Big thanks to everyone involved

Autumn Disco

The Post-16 Business Enterprise group organised an Autumn Disco for the whole School, we hope you enjoy the photographs.

Sensory Ponies


The after school Art & Craft Club recently won a competition run by Vision for Education to design a mascot.  The prize was a visit to School by 3 Sensory Ponies, have a look at some of the photographs (click on photograph to start the gallery)

Head Boy & Head Girl


We are delighted to introduce our Head Boy and our Head Girl for this year and their deputies.  You can find our latest newsletter on the Newsletter page.

JR Fest

The School Council organised it's own version of Glastonbury Festival last year.  Here's the School Band playing  and some photo's from the day(press play to listen then click on an image below)